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November 19*

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

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September 23*

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

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September 12*

predawn barely apprehended forms:           a still sea of air                     the color of void           a still hulk of water                     the color of reflected void           the darkness of matia and orcas                     more substantial by only a shade perfect sphere of moon a … 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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October 17*

the days shorten      but the nights lengthen                to sleep and dream                          to restore the fatigue of enlightenment                                    in the fecund nether-womb of endarkenment *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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October 13*

swirling mosaic of leaves         crimson spotted yellow                 fat salmon and lambs, bled and gutted for winter stew         curled essential bronze browns                 so true it roots restless flight right back into the earth         and painful lustful reds                 drawing blood to the … Continue reading

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October 5*

the garden a tumult of now-sagging overgrowth gone wild like always (i am a planter, not a maintainer) deer and raccoons trample the corn i salvage half-ears, nibbled away dig potatoes, pluck beets preen the bolted chard pledging, like always, … Continue reading

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