June 11*

Donna Auer - Dawn Lummi

hard west wind
all night we hear
the cough of waves
on the shore

and at dawn:
eagles, ravens, gulls
cruise the surf line
eyeing the upheaval

for sustenance

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.
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Image: Donna Auer, Dawn Lummi, pastel, 15″ x 11″

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