It's such a peaceful cone, but I think of Krakatoa. How much patience can a volcano have? It's got just the two speeds: static & exploding. A human, given those choices, would choose to spend its time in explosion. The calm of perfect stillness could last only so long before it made one itch and scream. Someday, it will blow its beautifully symmetric top, leaving a jagged rim, and smoking like a postcoital movie character.
Eruption [Free Verse]