Monthly Archives: April 2011

go outdoors…and write!

Luther Allen will donate a half-day nature-based poetry workshop and a copy of The View from Lummi Island to the highest bidder at the 11th Annual Great Outdoors Auction, Saturday, May 7, 2011, 5:00 to 9:00 pm, at the Best … Continue reading

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April 27*

the silvered surface of water troweled and polished flat      serene in grey vacuum suddenly shattered startling black and white frothy explosion: hurtling male orca! *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– breaching … Continue reading

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April 23*

i toss beach gravel back and forth       in my hands back and forth meditating. watching. waiting. listening to the sound of the tiny clattering rocks       against lap of wave. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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April 22*

and i am held in the thought                lap of wave that after us                                           lap of wave it will still be this way                           lap of wave forever.                                                   lap of wave *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. Hear … Continue reading

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April 21*

yes, the water is a being, a spirit the same as                               unending swells of                               wind-whipped tall-grass prairie                               the breath of peaks, snow-laced valleys places without artifact experiences without name holders of presence bathing my very tired       preoccupations in lap of wave … Continue reading

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April 18*

lap of wave salmon sun floating down into purple gulf islands no clouds, the light a seamless transition from fire to ash all caught in murky haze: dust from china *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The … Continue reading

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April 14*

the water view: clear turquoise sky pure white sun deep turquoise water piercing skeins of brilliant flatness spiderwebbed with riffles and rips gulls and migrants diving through the cracks squealing, flitting in ecstasy, orgasm we may never know or fear … Continue reading

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