January 1*

beach fire

last night:
bonfire on the beach
friends in firelight
oysters, posole, red wine . . .

commingling with
          cloud-muted stars
          the damp wind of this season
          and the slap and shush of the water

wrapping us around
the entire world

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

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