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November 19*

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

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June 7*

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

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October 7*

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

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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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April 6*

more garden: saladstuff, peas, spinach cold dirt under fingernails concatenations of age in my muscles, back thinking about robbers and thieves: deer, coons, pigeons, slugs. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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December 11*

the hard cold shrunken salal flaccid ferns and brittle stems everything withdrawn, muted or crystallized, splintered into a lifeless lattice a snort of fogged breath and the doe warm under her exact hair leaps off *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. … Continue reading

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October 22*

dappled blacktail buck antlers curved symmetry of tines rigid and polished in maleness swollen neck, head down, scenting back of my neck primeval skin/hair/flesh prickles, rises, heats *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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