January 10*

Great Blue Heron, Seabeck Landing, Bainbridge Island, Washington

late night wait at ferry landing
mainland side
heron hunts shallows
in eerie pier lights

believing every night
is full moon

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
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great blue heron photo copyright © 2009 Alan D. Wilson

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