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October 28*

the tickling prickle of fir needles the soft furrows of cedar bark the waxy leather of salal the prick of oregon grape the smooth cold of alder trunk the stab of blackberry the crucifixion of devil’s club the soft bed, … Continue reading

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November 23*

snowberries floating white planets in a dim dripping cosmos of rust and umber and deep variegated grey—yet somehow lush absolute white, presented simply without expectation as gifts. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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