Tag Archives: water

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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January 1*

last night: bonfire on the beach friends in firelight oysters, posole, red wine . . . commingling with           cloud-muted stars           the damp wind of this season           and the slap and shush of the water wrapping us around the entire world … Continue reading

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December 27*

seduction by water. i had to know this, to live by the sea.     it is not one thing. my veins arise in the high country, the bleeding snowbanks stone cold purity, the clarity of stars within a trickle … Continue reading

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November 19*

*Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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November 13*

the first fresh view:           intrigue of water, cloud, sky           enticement of shore, its critters, kelp           the beguilement of the inner forest, paths, meadows           the delight of this island the everyday view:           the same old stuff, yeah, yeah           we look only … Continue reading

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October 30*

what creates the allure of island is being surrounded, enclosed, held completely in the ever-changing mystery, the ever-deepening allure of water *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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October 20*

solitary flirting gust of wind etches nest of black prickles on the water directly above a pastiche of dark/light birds                          wavers, feigns, darts, swirls twining, dancing the nexus of one mind *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in … Continue reading

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