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March 20*

*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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June 23*

some part of my body some mysterious alchemic                current of physiology binding strength, protection comes from her many months ago pricking cold soil with smooth pearly-hard cloves waiting, knowing through winter watching the pale curl of sprouts snipping out the … Continue reading

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May 30*

in the sweet dawn smell I stretch on rubber gloves pour half a beer into a pail and wander the terraces of the lawn/garden plopping slimy slugs into a drunken death, freeing their creeping souls to an assuredly higher reincarnation … Continue reading

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February 22*

tiny and ethereal new leaves fresh from our unseeable womb-spirit pure, vibrant green vivid as blood *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 13*

i mow the scattered lawn third time this year inwardly complaining but two cuts behind my neat-cropped neighbor it should all be garden, flowers tangle of salal, oceanspray, kinnickinnick a wild and criminal campaign of weeds *Copyright 2010 by Luther … Continue reading

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