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December 17*

the first snow roads are all ice vehicles splayed everywhere we sit safely on the ferry mark the purser says: no problem with traction out here *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. … Continue reading

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February 24*

snow drops down on mt. constitution fruit trees give a nervous glance *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . photo of Mt Constitution Lookout in snow by Eric … Continue reading

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January 22*

the violent thrust of mt baker                     flanked by                                   the ever-attendant sisters                                   the litter of the cascades           now the spreading foundation           of our sunrise vista secured, calmed by thirty foot blanket                                   of snow *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears … Continue reading

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January 12*

black water     cold and flat like a vast, honed stone           white snow           crazed skeltering flakes           as big as sparrows           blanket and suffocate           the shrunken cosmos           of this day’s dusk feeding the darkness. nothing more, nothing less. *Copyright 2010 by Luther … Continue reading

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July 8*

the aeolian drifters— spiders, gnats, the strong of wing light of body rise from the island blow to the west on upswirl of storm alighting lightly on speckling the snow fields, the glaciers on mt baker           all the while we … Continue reading

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