I thought I understood the geology of us. I measured your faults. I studied your sulphur springs. It wasn’t enough.
With each word you drill down deep – crust, mantle, core – and I erupt.
This post was made in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge weekend Trifextra prompt:
On to the weekend challenge. As you’ll recall from your elementary science class days, the structure of the earth can be divided most simply into three sections: core, mantle, crust.
Give us 33 words from it. Interpret the prompt however you wish–literal, metaphorical, or somewhere in between.