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July 24*

the vast of deep summer           the lazy waft of heron           rolling swells of dry flaxen field grass           the sweet chill air of dawn/dusk           leaves luxuriating under strong full sun                     and the horizon stretches                     beyond the edge of the earth                     and … Continue reading

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December 1*

colors build, masked by green green dissipates, exposing then drenched, leaching tannin into oozing earth leaving the empty grey veins of former leaves muted drained stalks water the color of cedar *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in … Continue reading

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October 27*

big leaf maple leaf floats down into swarm of thimbleberry leaves bringing news, stories from far above   *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . Photo: Hansen’s Northwest … 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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November 20*

we kick the scatter of frosted leaves, scrumbling and hear within the deep seasonal delight of change. eyes taste the color deep of umber, burnt umber, bronzed umber elemental earth the color of soil that gravels our soul rimed in … Continue reading

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November 16*

dormant leaves loosen and alight, returning to soil and root stems and branches become brittle, stark sap drains and coils in the cold roots and like a seed i enfold, harden at the edges, go in to the center nurturing, … Continue reading

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October 13*

swirling mosaic of leaves         crimson spotted yellow                 fat salmon and lambs, bled and gutted for winter stew         curled essential bronze browns                 so true it roots restless flight right back into the earth         and painful lustful reds                 drawing blood to the … Continue reading

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