Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places



Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

Pompeii

craig cornish Avatar craig cornish - LIFETIME Premium Member craig cornish - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail Go to Poets Blog Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Pompeii which was written by poet craig cornish. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by craig cornish

Best Craig Cornish Poems

+ Fav Poet

Pompeii

sleep Vesuvius
hold at bay a heart of fire
all below must wake

wake Vesuvius
spew your molten rage and dust
all below must sleep

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment
Next>|Last
  1. Date: 8/3/2013 4:09:00 PM
    Craig, this is the most creative Haiku I've read in some time....Great work, my friend...Jake

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 3:14:00 PM
    Wow ...Brilliant lines and captivating story tells volumes of this historical event. Congratulations on the "any haiku will do" contest win. Going in my faves

  1. Date: 7/23/2013 5:27:00 AM
    Very clever and trippy how you actualized this in six lines. Congrats.

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 11:23:00 PM
    wow, PD really is picking some awesome winners. So far, I am loving this winners list and yours rocks. Congratulations. I had not seen this one before.

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 6:38:00 PM
    I'm tut ing & clucking Congrad's Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 2:17:00 PM
    I remember this historical gem Craig...Even in these modern times, I think there would be no escape from a volcano such as this...Was it not the lethal gas and fumes that killed these unfortunate people?..Very well done sir and congratulations - Tim

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 11:29:00 AM
    Very nice Craig.Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 6:31:00 AM
    Congratulation on your fantastic haiku. A well deserve win Craig. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 6:01:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your creative winning work..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 7/22/2013 1:03:00 AM
    - A winning haiku, with great quality, Craig - CONGRATULATIONS! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 10:48:00 PM
    Lovely. Many congrats Craig.

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 9:27:00 PM
    Very clever Craig...I love it.congratulations

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 9:20:00 PM
    Wonderful haiku, Craig. Congratulations! Jack

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 7:53:00 PM
    craig, :-) thank you for the wonderful haiku. It's a delight having you support my contest. If you have time please enjoy my latest blog titled "BEYOND SUFFERING" all my winners are announced in order. Goodnight ~ always & forever **LINDA**

  1. Date: 7/21/2013 7:23:00 PM
    Congrats on your win my friend. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 2:59:00 PM
    Such honest emotion.....we are at the mercy and consequence of nature's whims.

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 12:07:00 PM
    very clever and beautifully executed Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 12:00:00 PM
    I was in Pompei in October. This is excellent, it evokes strong images.

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 12:19:00 PM
    Enjoyed this trip -- mountains of fire and grandeur.. superb Hakui.

  1. Date: 7/16/2013 11:37:00 AM
    Such a magnificent haiku! You always inspire me, Craig. :)

Next>|Last