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November 28*

i can understand that perfect physics that balance of gravity holding earth to/from the sun i do not understand, cannot why we float, revolve, rotate, move there can be no other reason than silent, divine grace of intervention                     plus — … Continue reading

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December 19*

after the storm i go to the beach           search for stones           which have never been seen before. ever. finger a few, maybe never to be touched again, ever. and remember           this sky           this earth           this instant has never been before … Continue reading

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October 3*

that place where i am moving with the earth           in perfect synchronicity circling the sun           in slowspiral flowing to the outer universe           in harmonic vibration with sun’s rays on my skin i dissolve, release become my own heart’s true beat … Continue reading

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August 11*

i perch on the edge of the island in my starved heronmind spring open to the water, sky, earth leap to my poems (flop words into the hold) reset and reperch peering hard knowing my days, our days are numbered, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving poem

14 billion years ago something happened. out of nothing. or perhaps out of something. we may never know. but from that instant physics threw a wild party which for all we know may never end. somewhere along the line this … Continue reading

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January 17*

encased in the wet of grey interlaced layers of ooze the earth, the sky           and in the end           in the beginning           at all edges: the sea *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. … 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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