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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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June 28*

hottest day of the year                          thus far lummi kids might have hit 80                                  splatter in water sticky, hot, been in town                      off the ferry dock i go to the beach to wade, to cool my soft winter feet prickled and … Continue reading

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poem: August 17

frantic                work at work                mow the lawn                cook dinner                drink wine                sit in the grass                watch sunset                become dark                drift                into the                nonspeed                of this place still *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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poem: August 7*

a neatly-scribed rising sun     in iridescent phase-change moving through     electric- mauve vaporizing clouds the long languid days     of heat finally catch up to the winter chill remnant in the deep earth thick banks of recent water drape over the islands … Continue reading

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August 8*

seed heads hang bowing grass stems back to the earth berries ripen, find deep color, roots swell, become reservoirs                all storing        transmogrified        photons most of their works        given as gifts passing along        their energy to other forms                only a very … Continue reading

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June 29*

in winter things are close, insular dark. i meditate, write. introvert. but summer stretches far beyond my reach boundaries evaporating in evanescent shimmers of light. i just want to move, touch, do. with no thought, no reason no prayer. *Copyright … Continue reading

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October 1*

delicate neon filigree trickling through thick slate slab of heavy cloud oozing over vancouver island last prayer of summer caught within the first winter surge *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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