July 18*

wave curls into shore
thins, fills with light
becomes depthless translucent turquoise
filled with roiling energy and whirling twitching matter

the alchemic stew
eternally transmuting
water and salt and rock and light
to protoplasm, heart, mind

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

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