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December 12*

far out on open water wind of raw ungraspable power feeds on the vastness           slaps and spatters the waves                     into stinging frenzied spray *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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October 31*

ferry waiting at gooseberry point pelts of rain nattering on truck cheerful blue steel superstructure the three red barricade lights flashing patiently draining, dribbling down the windshield the raised ramp running out to a dull greygreen passage surface chopped with … Continue reading

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July 18*

wave curls into shore thins, fills with light becomes depthless translucent turquoise filled with roiling energy and whirling twitching matter the alchemic stew eternally transmuting water and salt and rock and light to protoplasm, heart, mind *Copyright 2010 by Luther … Continue reading

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June 8*

intentionless pulse of wave time after time tongues the stones shiny wet *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . stones

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December 18*

why there are no clams: strong northwest wind straight down the strait four foot swells crossing a high tide curl savagely into the beach churning and grinding rock and sand and logs in roar of power. trading energy                from fire … Continue reading

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November 25*

wave moves to shore gravity-sucked backwash undercuts crest topples in endless sliding curl clean, perfect neat. *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island. . . . . . photo by C Kelly Nowicki

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March 9*

i go to the beach to watch time. i see it coming the twentieth wave out but “by the time” i see it it has already passed *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi … Continue reading

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