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thanksgiving

fourteen billion years ago something happened out of nothing or perhaps out of something we may never find out but from that instant physics threw a wild party which for all we know may never end somewhere along the line … Continue reading

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July 22*

some visitors wander uncomfortably confused, unsure on the beach                having forgotten others seep in excited, eyes vibrant as light swirl the sand gather stones say “boat” and “gull” and “wave” touch the water laugh in rhythm *Copyright 2010 by Luther … 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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July 10*

wild-strewn cobble of stones on the beach placed           exactly in the neatswept sand by wave and wind in perfect alignment           with                every adjoining rock                by color, by space, by size                every planet, every star                every thought, every hope                all future, … Continue reading

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June 8*

intentionless pulse of wave time after time tongues the stones shiny wet *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . stones

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March 2*

i glean a heart shaped stone from the beach streaked and wrought with geologic genesis a four billion year project of alchemy, patience, intentless intent just like us *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from … Continue reading

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January 23*

mind:           popsnap of round cobble on beach           slip on salt-smeared algal bedrock           two ducks bob through wind-wrecked waves           two tugs blow spray into the far heavens nothing more *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from … Continue reading

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