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June 20*

we bike the woods spatter and squirt down the mudslime path gliding through sun/greenshade cool the soft erotic brush of thimbleberry on our hands laced with the long sting                                                   of nettle. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in … Continue reading

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October 28*

the tickling prickle of fir needles the soft furrows of cedar bark the waxy leather of salal the prick of oregon grape the smooth cold of alder trunk the stab of blackberry the crucifixion of devil’s club the soft bed, … Continue reading

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May 8*

looks like this world will be inherited by slugs and dandelions dogfish and starlings nettle, blackberry scotch broom and the other restless results of our mindlessness. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. … Continue reading

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