Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 30*

in the sweet dawn smell I stretch on rubber gloves pour half a beer into a pail and wander the terraces of the lawn/garden plopping slimy slugs into a drunken death, freeing their creeping souls to an assuredly higher reincarnation … Continue reading

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May 24*

the first squirm of life was blown about by wind that was already ancient *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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May 20*

big slug slimes up, across the kitchen glass door it must feel like walking on water or                floating away, suspended in light *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . … Continue reading

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May 14*

whatcom chief gone for two weeks of annual maintenance we ride the ’squito, a 50 passenger foot ferry out of our car shells, we meet, chatter on the crossing hard wind, rain—december weather someone complains the ’squito bounces at the … Continue reading

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May 12*

behind my house wild maelstrom of tangle looming ragged firs harboring the nightcreatures we go there to dream of the sacred, the profound and in the morning we pray in the ether that has seeped out in the night curled … Continue reading

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May 10*

the damp seething                shadowy sky in wet swirls                purple blots and grey daubs                smelling of iris and fir, roses                and new ferns, all dripping of this sunless life *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from … Continue reading

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May 9*

mile upon mile of four billion year old saltwater smeared smooth by no wind ironed out flat this day in slicked silvers and glints of glimmer and ghost clouds                way off, rolled up                over the islands, peaks all in pale … Continue reading

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