O is for Obsidian

Refined in fire before your birth
In a molten tempest below the earth
A powerful force of glowing red
From an explosive rage you made your bed
Your living colors changed into black
Exposed your weakness in conchoidal crack
But in that weakness, came edges honed
With opaque fractures that cut to the bone
Mystery in darkness deep inside
Brings light to truth, with nowhere to hide

Yep, I just wrote a poem about a rock. I am officially a nerd.

3 thoughts on “O is for Obsidian

  1. Well, Obsidian is worth every word. It is one of my favorite rocks. My husband and I followed a strain of it while wandering around Easter Island!

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