Monthly Archives: October 2014

October 30*

what creates the allure of island is being surrounded, enclosed, held completely in the ever-changing mystery, the ever-deepening allure of water *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. Advertisements

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October 20*

solitary flirting gust of wind etches nest of black prickles on the water directly above a pastiche of dark/light birds                          wavers, feigns, darts, swirls twining, dancing the nexus of one mind *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in … Continue reading

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October 15*

old ragged fir on the point, steadfast and solid has no boundaries, never ends:      anchored to the earth      held up by the earth      roots commingling with slather of microbes and wandering worms      incessantly probing the dark soil, farther, farther      gases … Continue reading

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October 8*

skiff twirls in tide run green candlefish jig thirty feet deep off gooseberry point wham! surge! a play of perfect resistance, wet net, flapping strong seven pound silver salmon *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View … Continue reading

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October 1*

delicate neon filigree trickling through thick slate slab of heavy cloud oozing over vancouver island last prayer of summer caught within the first winter surge *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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