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August 5

          softly wrinkled oyster clouds           smelling of slow and tender sex serene corrugated shirr           against grey rose void                     suspending planets                                                   like pearls

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July 24*

the vast of deep summer           the lazy waft of heron           rolling swells of dry flaxen field grass           the sweet chill air of dawn/dusk           leaves luxuriating under strong full sun                     and the horizon stretches                     beyond the edge of the earth                     and … Continue reading

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November 13*

the first fresh view:           intrigue of water, cloud, sky           enticement of shore, its critters, kelp           the beguilement of the inner forest, paths, meadows           the delight of this island the everyday view:           the same old stuff, yeah, yeah           we look only … Continue reading

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September 27*

two days of hard wind, hard blue skies everything swirling, swirling           tree blown down, power out for 6 hours           two kayakers           headed for patos from lummi           drown, boats in pieces           probably never made it past           the wild standing chop off … Continue reading

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May 29*

what blooms: the painful yellow of scotch broom weighted to the ground the delicate robust white of cow parsnip weighted to the sky *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– cow parsnip … Continue reading

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December 19*

after the storm i go to the beach           search for stones           which have never been seen before. ever. finger a few, maybe never to be touched again, ever. and remember           this sky           this earth           this instant has never been before … Continue reading

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December 5*

up early not yet a glimmer of dawn stars shot throughout the brilliant black sky —a rare sight here— holding firm and whirling in relativity— through sleep i have missed most of their dance and sunblue skies have masked the … Continue reading

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