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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. Advertisements

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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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June 28*

hottest day of the year                          thus far lummi kids might have hit 80                                  splatter in water sticky, hot, been in town                      off the ferry dock i go to the beach to wade, to cool my soft winter feet prickled and … Continue reading

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thanksgiving

thanksgiving by Luther Allen 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 … Continue reading

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poetry and peace

Luther Allen will be among the awardees on Saturday, February 28, 2015, when World Peace Poets honors poets and peacemakers from both sides of the border at a reading and awards ceremony. The celebration, at the Mount Baker Theatre in … Continue reading

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January 16*

the cats — hopefully just darwin’s soldiers — neatly place mouse and mole cadavers stiff carcasses of birds on the steps as if gifts *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . … Continue reading

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January 6*

to the east: all intent governed, overwhelmed by pale ephemeral apparition of mount baker the center of the earth, revealed still restless the sacred fear. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . … Continue reading

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