Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 31*

white shaft of almost painful light finds naval hole in greyviolet gibbous cloud mass splays, explodes on far water blinding blinding blessing. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. Advertisements

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March 27*

grilled the last fish in the freezer august sockeye from legoe bay rose pink flesh full of oil — fuel for the long journey never made i carry the carcass down return it to the sea               where it will travel … Continue reading

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March 25*

embedded hulk of weathered megatrunk on the beach, anchored in some forgotten massive storm must be doug fir, or cedar — big wood i count 845 rings remaining there were more — more than ten lifetimes high tides slap inanely … Continue reading

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March 18*

that lovely warm home of dusk with its spent energy           hovering           caressing the last scattered cries of day creatures the first scattered cries of night creatures nuzzling in arabesque of sound *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in … Continue reading

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March 14*

launch the skiff: perky in the light slap of water, the ten horse just right but when empty tug rips past throwing four-foot breaking wake we (perkily) race to shore. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The … Continue reading

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March 6*

half moon reflected off surface of yard’s tiny rockstrewn pond blinding the one last goldfish *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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March 2*

i glean a heart shaped stone from the beach streaked and wrought with geologic genesis a four billion year project of alchemy, patience, intentless intent just like us *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from … Continue reading

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