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April 11*

frog croaking creates a thousand seams in the nightblack stillness fills the voids with lunatic cries, incessant lust *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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Tonight: SpeakEasy 19

In this time of post-truth and false news, SpeakEasy 19: Poems of darkness, Poems of light, will provide some honest and heartfelt words of clarity and wisdom. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7:00pm Mount Baker Theatre Encore Room, Bellingham. Admission is … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 18: Voices of the Poetry Marathon

The Poetry Marathon challenges participants to write (and post) 24 poems in 24 hours (or 12 in 12 hours). Originated and organized by Caitlin Thomson Jans and Jacob Jans, writers and web publishers living in Cascadia, The Poetry Marathon is … Continue reading

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Listen!

Listen in on Monday, January 2, 2017, as radio host Boosie Vox interviews poets and community poetry advocates Luther Allen and Ron Leatherbarrow. The show will air on Make.Shift Radio 94.9 FM KZAX at 3:30pm and again on Saturday, January … Continue reading

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December 24*

some days it is                dull grey      leaden purple      ashen umber murky struggled light daubed drab cold and deathly wet to touch some days it is                silver      platinum      lilac/violet etched in fine thin light, shimmering bleeding the exact perfect nature of winter *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. … Continue reading

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thanksgiving

fourteen billion years ago something happened out of nothing or perhaps out of something we may never find out but from that instant physics threw a wild party which for all we know may never end somewhere along the line … Continue reading

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July 24*

the vast of deep summer           the lazy waft of heron           rolling swells of dry flaxen field grass           the sweet chill air of dawn/dusk           leaves luxuriating under strong full sun                     and the horizon stretches                     beyond the edge of the earth                     and … Continue reading

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