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Save the date: SpeakEasy 19

In this time of post-truth and false news, SpeakEasy 19: Poems of darkness, Poems of light, will provide some honest and heartfelt words of clarity and wisdom. Please mark your calendar for Saturday, April 8, 2017, and plan to join … Continue reading

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December 24*

some days it is                dull grey      leaden purple      ashen umber murky struggled light daubed drab cold and deathly wet to touch some days it is                silver      platinum      lilac/violet etched in fine thin light, shimmering bleeding the exact perfect nature of winter *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. … Continue reading

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June 16*

walking home late through tunnel of grey shrinking light too easily wandering into the nether parts of night and its dark tendrils of fear and trust succor and risk *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View … Continue reading

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March 24*

bruised ragged light held in wet lavender banks rolling in from the deep           pulses of sun, tide           mystery *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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February 9*

photons flung from sun ricocheted off moon scattered and crazed on roil of night-water straight through my eye illuminating my winter-dark mind *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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September 1*

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

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May 9*

mile upon mile of four billion year old saltwater smeared smooth by no wind ironed out flat this day in slicked silvers and glints of glimmer and ghost clouds                way off, rolled up                over the islands, peaks all in pale … Continue reading

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