Tag Archives: salmon

October 8*

skiff twirls in tide run green candlefish jig thirty feet deep off gooseberry point wham! surge! a play of perfect resistance, wet net, flapping strong seven pound silver salmon *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View … Continue reading

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March 27*

grilled the last fish in the freezer august sockeye from legoe bay rose pink flesh full of oil — fuel for the long journey never made i carry the carcass down return it to the sea                     where it will travel … Continue reading

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September 23*

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

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March 27*

grilled the last fish in the freezer august sockeye from legoe bay rose pink flesh full of oil — fuel for the long journey never made i carry the carcass down return it to the sea               where it will travel … Continue reading

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January 30*

every morning now watching salmon seekers ply the wet of dawn           downriggers                     —the cold lead ball,                     cable slicing through           mostly emptiness *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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September 11*

fraser river pinks migrating along the island, teeming upshore, downshore, at any instant a dozen or more fish leaping into our world in gathering darkness i whip my rod toward the flurry hook up on every cast, beach five writhing … Continue reading

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August 18*

jumpers flee gravity in joyful leaps exuberant silver shudder comes through surface into something that must feel like nothingness to knock off sea lice to escape a seal to get bearing perhaps just to take a look *Copyright 2010 by … Continue reading

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