Posts tagged ‘volcano’

August 23, 2017


by Jem Croucher

Part 5 of 20 in ‘The Aegean Shores’ series

Into the caldera at dawn
Golden tinge to the sky
Santorini all around
with Thira way up high

Anchors weighed, we drift
The tenders to the sea
Ferries to the waiting land
Sheltered in the lee

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May 30, 2017

A Voice Like Lava Flowed

by braveandrecklessblog

Once I whispered my truths

to the unfeeling dawn


my words began to build up

choke me

overtake me

and in the stifling silence

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May 12, 2017

Crater Lake

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Serene violence shimmering blue
Poised to tip when next shaken
To plunder life and homes

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May 7, 2016

Lava Tunnel

by The Cheesesellers Wife

Lava Tunnel

In a simple field, no different from any other
Is a clump of small trees with a dark secret
Amongst their roots, we tiptoe down a rocky slope
Into blackness.

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January 21, 2016

Mount Pico

by The Cheesesellers Wife

There are never enough photos of Pico

Says he, as he takes yet one more

The light has changed again

And the mountain looks about to roar

We’ve flown over and around her

Driven along her lower slopes

But the best view is away from her

From little Horta’s shore

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