Mt. Etna

Until Mount Etna Speaks

The Mind  |  The Scene   |   David Rounds  |   April 19, 2011, 5:30 pm

Until Mount Etna speaks, no one will know Which village on the mountain’s slopes Will be the next to be destroyed by lava. It’s said that every village on the mountain Must take its turn, once in a century. Material for building, though, is right at hand: And once the lava cools and turns grey-black, [...]