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October 28*

the tickling prickle of fir needles the soft furrows of cedar bark the waxy leather of salal the prick of oregon grape the smooth cold of alder trunk the stab of blackberry the crucifixion of devil’s club the soft bed, … Continue reading

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July 17*

at dusk in the woods i try to move within the energy of the place, of the trees where my sound belongs where i don’t intrude frighten where i am invited in to the next space i find i cannot … Continue reading

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November 3*

big alder downed by wind blast, rot bark still spongy, pliant, alive a willing martyr of substrate for mottled mosaic of lichen nations of color, texture on map of decay *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The … Continue reading

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