Thousands were evacuated near the volcano in Chile, and in neighboring Argentina, the cindery
cloud closed roads and blanketed grazing pastures and a ski resort.
Death brings dust and ashes and "The cindery
skull" that formed when the smoldering coal dust's "tarry/Coral cooled.
And those words - 'Bank the fire' - Every bit as solid as The cindery
skull Formed when its tarry Coral cooled.
And who wanted to come home feeling pleasantly pious to find a husband with only blackened, cindery
wisps of hair and eyebrows, hopping around on scalded feet, gibbering extremely impious phrases, poking a toasting fork into a cloud of steam, seeking the elusive sprout while the wide-eyed kids watched the comedy from the coal house?
I was glad that the cindery
tip of his cigar glowed in the darkness that night and revealed his location, for I wanted to steer clear of him.
Rocks leap suddenly out the horizon like jagged Gaudi cathedrals and lava flows surround you - frozen seas coloured from burned red to dull cindery
grey depending on the millennium of the eruption.