The Stepwise Palace - a FSVO sequence
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Figure D29 NILGIRI

Eastward still, into a stony square
Made of setts all in a honeycomb.
Here, on a time, from its plutonic lair
A great basaltic flood was let to roam,
A fiery sea with pyroclastic foam
Resistless in its terrible advance
A continent aflame: but soon to loam
Most fertile weathered down is the expanse.
SHIVA, the Destroyer, blessed be thy dance.