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September 14*

sunset a thin combed wisp of cirrus alive burning with light islands purple and black the water marching north under a tousling breeze and above nothing except the odd molecule between me and the far edge of the universe *Copyright … 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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February 21*

a stone’s throw away the western horizon a murky seamless void hushed *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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July 31*

blustery blood sun           earth turning fast away           ragged tops of swept waves           dusting off           into           the churn and furl of all                     caravans of carved canoes                     plying spanish galleons                     lumbering russian fur-seekers                     gillnetters, purse seiners                                                                       kayaks, sailboats                               and the pilgrim from … Continue reading

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February 26*

dark purple coil of cloud above matte-silver electric spread                                                                         of stippled water: storm brewing, orcas already wet, sucia shivering *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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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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June 10*

drone of tugs dark hulk of barges against the tide muscling through soft apricot sunset suspended, kept in breathless pastel *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. —– photo by Clive Bottomley

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