Monthly Archives: October 2011

October 29*

sliver of moon dips at dark into crest of orcas *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– photo by kaltech on flickr

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October 26*

remnant leaves on the chokecherry thicket in spattered patter of sinusoidal wave            (like tiny determined butterflies of sun) the last color of summer perched for its last littering flight *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The … Continue reading

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October 22*

dappled blacktail buck antlers curved symmetry of tines rigid and polished in maleness swollen neck, head down, scenting back of my neck primeval skin/hair/flesh prickles, rises, heats *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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October 19*

fog blind: you remember to listen. to imagine. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– fog photo by Amanda Wald Rachie

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October 14*

rugged slamming nw wind rollers pounding the beach the sound of crushing           summer’s growth of           seaweed, plowed into           the sand, compost *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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October 11*

the air reeks and snaps           of fermented windfall           brittle bright leaves           the last lovely and soft sun of the year—                     i smell                               the plunder of summer’s work                               the bare stem of winter                               the last breath of warm play—                                         each breath, … Continue reading

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October 9*

fleeing vortex of sun sucking in last of summer like a black hole leaving only the perennials those of us who can speak with winter *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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