Monthly Archives: November 2011

November 29*

another dark dawn pine branches swish and slap the house rain slams and slathers the windows long powerful rollers pound the beach matia and sucia gone into fog the nebulous enigmatic horizon now just a bleary wetness of grey advancing … Continue reading

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November 26*

the once-white dusky grey cloud bulks now lavender limned, infused with slumbering salmonberry crisp crimson, auric acid yellow, the spry exact creep of electric orange and turquoise fade to black glitter velvet, the sun a depthless eye of dying blood … Continue reading

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November 22*

empty beach stretches long to the point           —the white rock at the end                 clean, angular hardpacked sand disassembling to gravel wash polite hushed waves matia/sucia pushed far out into gentled pink of sunset the water quivering slowly I am … Continue reading

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What to do on December 10…

Mark your calendar for Saturday, December 10, 2011, 7-9pm, for SpeakEasy 5, an evening of poetry featuring Luther Allen, Jennifer Bullis, Elizabeth J. Colen, Paul Piper and Sheila Sondik. There will be several sets, with each poet reading 4 to … Continue reading

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November 16*

dormant leaves loosen and alight, returning to soil and root stems and branches become brittle, stark sap drains and coils in the cold roots and like a seed i enfold, harden at the edges, go in to the center nurturing, … Continue reading

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November 12*

the way the water looks. it was the same for the cannery workers in the twenties the same for crews of vancouver’s ships the same for the paddlers of the long war canoes           bent on material goods and slaves the … Continue reading

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Event news…and reminder!

Enrollment is still open for Luther Allen’s workshop, Intergenerational Poetry, scheduled for this Saturday, November 12, 10:30am-12:30pm, at Mindport Exhibits in Bellingham, which will explore the subject of collaborative writing with individuals from different generations. Pairs of participants will build … Continue reading

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