John Westlake

Gold Star - 21,641 Points (Crawley)

005. A Volcano Erupts - Poem by John Westlake

The lonely darkness
swallows up the light of day
nothing is left of the light
but a thin pin prick

The pin prick opens
the dark is lit up
a fire burns bright
the flames reach up
with burning hands

Three silver rings
thick and thin
a circle of gold
bubble in the fire

As gold liquid flows
the thunder is heard
as grey light is lit up
from the volcano

Topic(s) of this poem: nature

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This number 5 in my collection. Written during a PE lesson in which i had forgotten my kit. I consider myself lucky i had a note book with me at the time

Comments about 005. A Volcano Erupts by John Westlake

  • Bri Edwards (4/25/2015 7:54:00 PM)

    Poetry Eruption lesson? appropriate. never leave home without a notebook, or a writing stick. bri :) (Report) Reply

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  • Nancy Oyula (9/15/2014 5:39:00 AM)

    Nice one............... (Report) Reply

  • Farina Afrin Malik (5/15/2014 9:12:00 PM)

    The description is really quite vivid. I loved how it gave me a vibe of the essence of Lord Of the Rings. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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