Vesuvian'ish

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unannounced bursting

from a high mouth

of fountainous red words

spat out with a thunderous voice

rushing skywards from great depths

 

to be unstoppably heard

to be unstoppably destructive

that

once released

erases all its molten embrace touches

 

before cooling into a black crusted wasteland

left behind

for nothing but the lonely gritted wind

to decipher

 

🌷 (3)

◄ as though there isn't enough shite in our oceans!!

something less glorious than mud-mud-glorious mud! ►

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LEON STOLGARD

Fri 10th Nov 2017 19:23

thanks ladies!

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Jemima Jones

Tue 7th Nov 2017 10:49

could literally feel the heat Leon.Great piece! Thank you.Jemima.

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Rose Casserley

Mon 6th Nov 2017 19:32

hot stuff Mr S! 😉





Rose 💋

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LEON STOLGARD

Mon 6th Nov 2017 10:47

2 big ta's Pat&Stef

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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Sat 4th Nov 2017 22:19

knockout man!



P&S xx

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LEON STOLGARD

Sat 4th Nov 2017 17:08

thanks Keith no I haven't been to the island but if as you say this IS Lanzarote then I think I'll take a (molten) rain check before doing so! thanks again

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keith jeffries

Sat 4th Nov 2017 17:00

Leon, this is excellent. Have you ever visited the island of Lanzarote? It is the image of your poem. Well done. Thanks. Keith

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