September 14*

the view from Lummi Island

sunset
a thin combed wisp
of cirrus
alive
burning with light

islands purple and black
the water marching north
under a tousling breeze

and above
nothing
except the odd molecule
between me
and the far edge of the universe

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

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One Response to September 14*

  1. Reblogged this on cjprinceauthor and commented:
    Thanks, Luther Allen!!!

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