Monthly Archives: September 2010

September 30*

haze like white powder reefnetters float on the platforms peering for glints of reflected light to bounce silver in their nets *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem is included in The View from Lummi Island. Advertisements

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author’s note

“Lummi Island is place like any other. You would probably be disappointed to discover that it has its share of pavement and subdivisions, growth issues, and community strife. With more people, even just curious visitors, it seems to become less … Continue reading

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September 24*

winter augury strange pregnant lenticular clouds too crisp in detail holding with hazy smear of indeterminate fog cats stay in the box for the morning in trance midafternoon sun vaporizes all clouds have disappeared but are not gone *Copyright 2010 … Continue reading

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visiting Lummi Island?

The View from Lummi Island is now available at The Willows Inn, with all sales benefiting the Lummi Island Heritage Trust.

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September 20*

birds: creatures that fly (rats with wings)          names          get stuck, mired          in details, commonness birds: beings of moving air unfurled resplendent grace and flight. . .      marvelous flight! *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem is included … Continue reading

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September 17*

it all depends on          the clarity of water          the frequency of waves          the inclination of beach          the mix of sand/gravel/rock          the color of sky          the angle of sun          where i stand          and other things                    which i cannot tell                   (such … Continue reading

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poetry reading, Bellingham, WA

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