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poem: August 14

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

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May 16*

puddles on pavement reflecting perfect tree and sky earthworm stretches across the wet road, dodging traffic (!) lummi mt shrouded in ominous cloud opaque showers blur parts of outer islands air tastes alive, tart just like barely ripe salmonberry *Copyright … Continue reading

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April 30*

the old second growth of firs and cedars roil and scatter, orchestrate the restless oceans of air passing through, over this island never to be the same *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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October 23*

are these rocks my body? did i come out of this salty water? did i make this air, or did it make me? and why, o god, why explain this stunning beauty *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears … Continue reading

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July 5*

sun down in the darkness of firs in the quiet of their wracked deadfall limbs           the mangled power, holding the now dim dual blossoms of twinflower a few early and tart thimbleberries wiped into mouth birds settle their chatter into … Continue reading

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June 27*

the sea floats on the earth the sky floats on the sea           i am caught between, within the thick fluid of water, blood the thin fluid of air, thought                     floating, barely                     breathing it hardly seems necessary *Copyright 2010 by Luther … Continue reading

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