October 23*

the view from Lummi Island at sunset

are these rocks my body?
did i come out of this salty water?
did i make this air, or did it make me?
and why, o god, why
explain
this stunning beauty

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

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