March 14*

Lummi skiff by Edmund Lowe

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 View from Lummi Island.
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Photo © Edmund Lowe

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