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SpeakEasy 29: Waymaking

SpeakEasy 29: Waymaking presents an audience-friendly afternoon of poetry featuring Bill Yake, Empty Bowl Press, and a curated program of fine poets. Please join us at this free, public event at the Mount Baker Theatre Encore Room on Sunday, September 18, … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy!

It’s been over 2 1/2 years since we’ve hosted a live, in-person SpeakEasy poetry reading. We feel like it’s time to rise from the electronic bonds of the Zoom world and see the actual (masked) faces and vaccinated bodies of … Continue reading

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May 19

around in the passagewe bait with last summer’s ling headsdrop the ringsdrift off. fifteen minutes       or half a beerquick hoist, lurch overand spiny crabsscuttling everywhere females and smaller malesplucked overboardbig males in the bucketthey will die, be eaten and we will … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 27…Round 4

Round 4 of SpeakEasy 27: A Spiritual Thread will be Zooming your way at 7:00pm Pacific on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Please join Dayna Patterson, Susan Alexander, Luther Allen, Jennifer Bullis, and Bruce Beasley for this next-to-last round of linked … Continue reading

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SpeakEasy 27…Round 3

Please join us on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at 7:00pm Pacific, for the third round of poems from SpeakEasy 27: A Spiritual Thread. As with Rounds 1 and 2, Susan Alexander, Luther Allen, Bruce Beasley, Jennifer Bullis, and Dayna Patterson … Continue reading

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2021

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failed haiku

failed haiku, A Journal of English Senryu, has included one of my poems in Issue 56, page 197. If you’re curious about senryu, here’s a useful article from The Atlantic online.

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Outlaw Poetry

Thanks to Outlaw Poetry (formerly The Malpaís Review) for publishing “the very large array & two other new [sic] poems by Luther Allen.”

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distilled

distilled my being becoming bone, i move more slowly with age, the unsure structure teeters more often, creaking articulates shuffling clumsy in pained remembrance of supple and sleek and swift. the white frame, readying to dust, ash. draped in gaunt … Continue reading

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the view

March 8 we and the world out there and the world in here the twittering sparrow the color of the sky the heft of the planet the uttering        the weaving of words, dreams, agony, rapture this moment: the complete presented history … Continue reading

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