May 4*

the view from Lummi Island

things hang, suspended
               float instead of move
in milky emulsion

far out a wandering rip:
               twirling and idling
through a viscous skin

of sea

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

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1 Response to May 4*

  1. susanissima says:

    Swept away. Just beautiful, Luther!

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