January 22*

Mt Baker and the Sisters

the violent thrust
of mt baker
                    flanked by
                                  the ever-attendant sisters
                                  the litter of the cascades

          now the spreading foundation
          of our sunrise vista

secured, calmed
by thirty foot blanket
                                  of snow

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
Other Mind Press extends warmest birthday wishes to Luther Allen.
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Photo of Mt. Baker and the Sisters.

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