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rained new-boiled clouds wash clean cold nose-stinging wet trickles road all greasy mud old boards turn dark brown knots curl black and dead pith crumbs pines stab, glistening my old hat worn grey with turkey beard and two holes smells … 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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November 19*

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

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October 31*

ferry waiting at gooseberry point pelts of rain nattering on truck cheerful blue steel superstructure the three red barricade lights flashing patiently draining, dribbling down the windshield the raised ramp running out to a dull greygreen passage surface chopped with … Continue reading

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October 16*

i come from the desert southwest and understand: wet as miracle every drop a blessing *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . photo

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May 10*

the damp seething                shadowy sky in wet swirls                purple blots and grey daubs                smelling of iris and fir, roses                and new ferns, all dripping of this sunless life *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from … Continue reading

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November 29*

another dark dawn pine branches swish and slap the house rain slams and slathers the windows long powerful rollers pound the beach matia and sucia gone into fog the nebulous enigmatic horizon now just a bleary wetness of grey advancing … Continue reading

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