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June 2*

greenery bulges pops spreads creeps explodes swallowing trails and roads and houses and maybe even the slower-moving creatures *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . photo (cropped) Really … Continue reading

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April 6*

more garden: saladstuff, peas, spinach cold dirt under fingernails concatenations of age in my muscles, back thinking about robbers and thieves: deer, coons, pigeons, slugs. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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March 29*

fine yellow smokes out from limbs, blossoms dusts the deck in search of sex           and nasal aggravation *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– alder pollen

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March 21*

cat and i sit on lawn rocks “glacial erratics” watching last light leave robin hurtles toward us cat springs four feet into air claws deep into robin’s past path— just a tad late. if i had half that quickness half … Continue reading

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May 13*

     under, in the ground:                     turgid roots and worming worms                     swimming and swirling                     in the slow damp current                     of the depthless earth      and above, exposed:                     the tidal creep of blackberry                     the surf of thimbleberry blossoms                     the sharp spray of scotch broom … Continue reading

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March 23*

young slugs everywhere so slimy, voracious i try to squash them and they squirt out unharmed, giggling *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– slug photo

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March 15*

the cacophonous rant the blither of urgent, importune frogs: islands of crazed sound in the night myst *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– frog photo

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