Monthly Archives: November 2010

November 27*

the sunset is not a thing but an action, swirling earth rotating me away from sun photons bouncing weirdly off air, water vapor, dust, aeolian plankton, hubris an interminable action, flowing pole to pole, unceasing across the face of this … Continue reading

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November 23*

snowberries floating white planets in a dim dripping cosmos of rust and umber and deep variegated grey—yet somehow lush absolute white, presented simply without expectation as gifts. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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November 21*

six killdeer move with wash of wave back, forth skittering on dainty legs in nimble rhythm *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. Killdeer photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimbob_pgh/

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November 18*

*Copyright 2006-2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island under the title ‘November 18.’ The poem was a Walk Award winner in the 2006 Sue C. Boynton Poetry Contest and is included in POETRY WALK: … Continue reading

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November 17*

sky thickens warps, ripples begins to bulge with yesterday’s weather from the far landless ocean mt baker in black and white the dim gentle light holding us all in soft cool *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in … Continue reading

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poetry reading

This evening Tuesday, November 16, 2010 7:00pm Luther Allen reads poems from The View from Lummi Island at Village Books 1200 11th Street Bellingham, Washington (360) 671-2626 / (800) 392-BOOK The reading is free. Copies of The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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November 15*

bushwhacking                     the perfect description           breaking the lifeless limbs           squishing mosses           crumbling aged logs on hands and knees following the blacktail trails behind me a path of destruction, change in front:           two point buck                     roused from his bed                     nibbles here and … Continue reading

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