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October 27*

big leaf maple leaf floats down into swarm of thimbleberry leaves bringing news, stories from far above   *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . Photo: Hansen’s Northwest … Continue reading

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August 6*

i take my glasses off and try to shut down the words to the point where i don’t know if that tree will bite or burrow or fly off into the greying cosmos and then a clump of thimbleberries becomes … Continue reading

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June 20*

we bike the woods spatter and squirt down the mudslime path gliding through sun/greenshade cool the soft erotic brush of thimbleberry on our hands laced with the long sting                                                   of nettle. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in … Continue reading

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June 5*

linen white thimbleberry blossoms in dense scatter robust and masculine throbbing cow parsnip skunk cabbage leaves like hammered plates of thin green copper             all seducing, birthing, growing, multiplying             all springing from death             all summering toward death in myriad singular beauty … Continue reading

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May 7*

travel through overgrown path ward off                blackberry brush knee                against tall grass white blossomed branch                of thimbleberry spreads its wings part the wild                ocean spray’s mane the single whip                of drooping alder branch suspended from heaven rooted in earth *Copyright … Continue reading

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May 7*

travel through overgrown path ward off          blackberry brush knee          against tall grass white blossomed branch          of thimbleberry spreads its wings part the wild          ocean spray’s mane the single whip          of drooping alder branch suspended from heaven rooted in earth *Copyright … Continue reading

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August 6*

i take my glasses off and try to shut down the words to the point where i don’t know if that tree will bite or burrow or fly off into the greying cosmos and then a clump of thimbleberries becomes … Continue reading

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