December 4*

old leaf on rock

fallen and crashed leaves
             hulls of worn-out machines
             scraping, etching the rock in minute ways
             freeing more hard molecules
             to seep into soil
             to fuel new leaves, more etch, new poems

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
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leaf on rock photo

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