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?
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.
The icy, cindery
snowbanks along our country road inch higher by the day.
creature is what you made me,' To which he might reply: 'But you have had half a century to get over it
I thought of my Aunt Gladys and Uncle Max sharing a Mounds bar in the cindery
darkness of their alley, on beach chairs, each cool breeze sweet to them as the promise of afterlife, and after a while I rolled onto the gravel roads of the small park where Brenda was playing tennis.
islands are of volcanic origin, and a few active ones still exist.
The train bore me away, through the monstrous scenery of slag-heaps; chimneys, piled scrap-iron,foul canals, paths of cindery
mud criss-crossed by the prints of clogs.
This site, hereafter called the cindery
, is an area of approximately 0.