June 25*

blackberry blossoms photo by Lyn Topinka

black hole of night
and the blackberry blossoms
like clusters of galaxies
suspended, floating out there

ghost sun white of petals
star burst of anthers
and deep within moon of ovary:
grain of sand

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
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blackberry blossoms photo by Lyn Topinka

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