john wake

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Dormant - Poem by john wake

On a volcanic fault
Lava spills, cools, plies
Over and over
Until its over.

Lava spills cools, plies
Parks and towards the sky it climbs

Till a mountain is born
In its youth or prime it keeps it form
Larva spilling, cooling, it slowly climbing.

But in twilight
Its light
Is dimmed
No, no, no more does it rant
Its lava sleeps, now dormant.

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  • Bulletcookie 2017 (12/24/2011 11:45:00 AM)

    Lava/Larva? one is birthed from molten rock, the other spews out from cocoons or eggs! Powerful images to play with.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, January 20, 2012

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