May 10*

Lummi sunset

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 Lummi Island.

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One Response to May 10*

  1. susanissima says:

    So enjoying waking up to your poems, Luther! Thank you.

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