Shards of rock lie silent
As ferns lean toward the sun
Along the sides of the great vent
Cut into a perfect dome above
Sulphur from a tepid celadon lake
fills the air
Copyright © 2016 Kim Whysall-Hammond
From a visit to Furna do Enxofre, an empty magma chamber in the Azores. Empty of magma, not fumes….
…the painting is my own, and one of several of the vent….
Day 4 of our virtual Azores Holiday………… We will be there all week — a poem a day to fly you away……