May 7*

Thimbleberry

travel through
overgrown path

ward off
               blackberry
brush knee
               against tall grass

white blossomed branch
               of thimbleberry
spreads its wings

part the wild
               ocean spray’s mane
the single whip
               of drooping alder branch

suspended from heaven
rooted in earth

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

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