D - Devastation

Terra firma quailed on that fateful day,
cowering before Helen’s ire –
nothing stood in her way.
Ash plumed miles to the sky,
and lahar overwhelmed the valley.
Still today, all within her dominion
tremble, fearing when next she
once again wreaks devastation.

Written for the A to Z Challenge and NaPoWriMo
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