Monthly Archives: July 2014

July 30*

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

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July 27*

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

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July 22*

some visitors wander uncomfortably confused, unsure on the beach                having forgotten others seep in excited, eyes vibrant as light swirl the sand gather stones say “boat” and “gull” and “wave” touch the water laugh in rhythm *Copyright 2010 by Luther … Continue reading

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July 19*

it is in our memory when there were no words but experience seemed to sometimes coalesce into meaning, some sort of bewitching unity which gave forth—birthed—words and each word was a poem—marvelous, infinite blossoming to a litter of words, sentences, … Continue reading

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July 13*

against the dark flanks of sucia, so wild and desolate in winter, white splashes of canvas, hulls stacked and gay crowded in destination *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . … Continue reading

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July 7*

clouds stream, pour out of orcas, splay to the northeast, cast overwhelming shadows                and fill the entire sky, earth everything we do seems small thoughts seem furtive, and are hidden away i feel exposed, vulnerable and slip into tree shade … Continue reading

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July 4*

on the beach, finally dark at 10:30 crowds scattered in beach fires: popping vibrant colors of the deep cosmos: explode, burst, spray, detonate, shake, bang, shatter, splash, splatter, smoke, fizz, spume, blast, bang, boom! the oohs and ahhs the rapture … Continue reading

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