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poem: August 4*

three dead hummers in four days our cats become expert they hunt to hunt not from hunger our guilt—the luxury of pets, the death of free birds robbing a mate, a nest, a niche—what will pollinate now? the big cycle: … Continue reading

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July 6*

hummingbird caught in cat’s claw clasp i hurry out but it has died                except for its eyes shiny black wet still glistening with deep tropical nights *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. … Continue reading

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