I want you to know how it felt when you left. Like my heart had been violently ripped out of my chest with no drugs to numb the pain. Like all the oxygen in my lungs was sucked out of me too quickly and without warning. Like all the stars in the sky overheated and burned themselves into darkness.
—  You burned me into darkness.
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Blue Fire Crater - Kwah Ijen Volcano, East Java / Indonesia

At Kawah Ijen, extremely high quantities of sulfuric gases emerge at high pressures and temperatures [sometimes in excess of 600°C] along with the lava. Exposed to the oxygen present in air and sparked by lava, the sulfur burns readily, and its flames are bright blue.

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-does-indonesian-volcano-burn-bright-blue-180949576/?no-ist

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzi67qOtvsg (french)

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