Tag Archives: Luther Allen

June 28*

hottest day of the year                          thus far lummi kids might have hit 80                                  splatter in water sticky, hot, been in town                      off the ferry dock i go to the beach to wade, to cool my soft winter feet prickled and … Continue reading

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Noisy Water in the park

The annual Poets in the Park poetry festival, picnic and book fair is coming to Anderson Park in Redmond, Washington, on Saturday, June 25, 2016, and it promises to be an action-packed day. Festival highlights include readings, performances, music, displays, … Continue reading

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Noisy Water 2016 readings

Please join us…and watch for additional readings at a location near you!

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Noisy Water!

Other Mind Press is very pleased to announce the publication of Noisy Water: Poetry from Whatcom County, Washington, an anthology of work by 101 poets with close ties to the region. A series of readings, starting December 1, 2015, will … Continue reading

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thanksgiving

thanksgiving by Luther Allen fourteen billion years ago something happened out of nothing or perhaps out of something we may never find out but from that instant physics threw a wild party which for all we know may never end … Continue reading

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clouds everywhere

The following poem was published in the Amaterra journal, in the late eighties when I was still in the Southwest.  The journal is gone, but the very worthy organization is still active (http://amaterra.org/). clouds everywhere are the same: all different. … Continue reading

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ferlinghetti’s people

When I was around 19 or 20 I walked out of a Lawrence Ferlinghetti reading and wrote this poem. I have mellowed with age. A bit. ferlinghetti’s people yes there’s Christ in the back row, third seat and the nodding … Continue reading

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