Tag Archives: Lummi Island

January 16*

the cats — hopefully just darwin’s soldiers — neatly place mouse and mole cadavers stiff carcasses of birds on the steps as if gifts *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . … Continue reading

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January 6*

to the east: all intent governed, overwhelmed by pale ephemeral apparition of mount baker the center of the earth, revealed still restless the sacred fear. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . … Continue reading

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January 1*

last night: bonfire on the beach friends in firelight oysters, posole, red wine . . . commingling with           cloud-muted stars           the damp wind of this season           and the slap and shush of the water wrapping us around the entire world … Continue reading

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December 27*

seduction by water. i had to know this, to live by the sea.     it is not one thing. my veins arise in the high country, the bleeding snowbanks stone cold purity, the clarity of stars within a trickle … Continue reading

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December 17*

the first snow roads are all ice vehicles splayed everywhere we sit safely on the ferry mark the purser says: no problem with traction out here *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. … Continue reading

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December 10*

the moon in its journey rises into ice aura then is swallowed into predawn swirl of mist, cloud pulse, tide work *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . … Continue reading

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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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