Monthly Archives: August 2011

August 31*

the vast coherency is larger than thought larger than this island larger than this universe. but held, centered on each piece of grit on the beach each wisp of wind, each droplet of dew, each leaf, each breath. but to … Continue reading

Posted in view from lummi island | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 27*

evening front stalled at far edge of sound light on water looks a weak yellow acid prickled with indeterminate wind, tide is this the end of summer? i am not sure. porpoise breaks the surface once way out never reappears … Continue reading

Posted in view from lummi island | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 25*

as it was told to me           there would be a place           in a meadow, near the forest edge,           behind my house, beyond the road           where it would be different           there would be strength, energy                     dancing, vibrating she said it would … Continue reading

Posted in view from lummi island | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 21*

gleaners:               the gulls, the dogfish               coyotes and coons               thistle and nettle               scotchbroom, slugs               poets and potters surely the last              to go *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

Posted in view from lummi island | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 18*

jumpers flee gravity in joyful leaps exuberant silver shudder comes through surface into something that must feel like nothingness to knock off sea lice to escape a seal to get bearing perhaps just to take a look *Copyright 2010 by … Continue reading

Posted in view from lummi island | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 16*

an eskimo carver listens for the shape within the stone i walk the beach pick up stones that look interesting—                wet colors of blood, pearl, night, fire                patterns of marbled wood, jupiter, nebulae                but they are all smooth warm energy … Continue reading

Posted in view from lummi island | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

August 13*

if you don’t                touch, breathe                kiss in every way possible you will only know what you think you know *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– fingertip

Posted in view from lummi island | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment