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August 5

          softly wrinkled oyster clouds           smelling of slow and tender sex serene corrugated shirr           against grey rose void                     suspending planets                                                   like pearls Advertisements

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clouds everywhere

The following poem was published in the Amaterra journal, in the late eighties when I was still in the Southwest.  The journal is gone, but the very worthy organization is still active (http://amaterra.org/). clouds everywhere are the same: all different. … Continue reading

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rained

rained new-boiled clouds wash clean cold nose-stinging wet trickles road all greasy mud old boards turn dark brown knots curl black and dead pith crumbs pines stab, glistening my old hat worn grey with turkey beard and two holes smells … Continue reading

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November 13*

the first fresh view:           intrigue of water, cloud, sky           enticement of shore, its critters, kelp           the beguilement of the inner forest, paths, meadows           the delight of this island the everyday view:           the same old stuff, yeah, yeah           we look only … 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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September 14*

sunset a thin combed wisp of cirrus alive burning with light islands purple and black the water marching north under a tousling breeze and above nothing except the odd molecule between me and the far edge of the universe *Copyright … Continue reading

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July 7*

clouds stream, pour out of orcas, splay to the northeast, cast overwhelming shadows                and fill the entire sky, earth everything we do seems small thoughts seem furtive, and are hidden away i feel exposed, vulnerable and slip into tree shade … Continue reading

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