Monthly Archives: February 2011

February 28*

out there boat suspended in silver void mirror line of grey horizon     under powdered remnant of distant storm and on our cluttered shore pigeon perched on antenna feeling pulse of oprah, rosie our strange world, in here *Copyright 2010 by Luther … Continue reading

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Luther Allen poem selected for anthology

Other Mind Press is pleased to note that Luther Allen’s poem, like the raven, has been selected for inclusion in the Whatcom READS! 2011 Anthology. The spring-release book will be available through Village Books. Whatcom READS! is a community-wide reading … Continue reading

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February 23*

chopped marching scumble of silvergrey stretches to a long thin layer of deathdark smudged leadengrey out to the lighted thread of horizon           the hulk of matia           an intense scraped dark void in the lightscreen           leading to a drooping sky of … Continue reading

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February 19*

oops! it snuck up on me everywhere—buds and blossoms: salmonberry, currant, unknowns robins, robins, robins the warm must of an early spring *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. Three robins photo

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February 14*

the steep downslope to the beach: jumble and clash of grappling greenery           wrestling roots           entwined tendrils                     cedar and fir monoliths                     anchoring all                               slowly slipping                               sliding sure-footedly                                         to the sea *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View … Continue reading

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February 11*

dawn full moon sinking straight into sucia lighted clouds with perfect tight edges i get the good camera, tripod ready, yes moon drowns in cloudbank gone forever *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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February 8*

light posts of our night: constellation of ski basins above thin glimmer of vancouver below point roberts floating marooned in the void navigational buoys, blinking blinking strewn over the black wet unknown red wink of mt constitution towers ghostly phosphorescent … Continue reading

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