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December 24*

some days it is                dull grey      leaden purple      ashen umber murky struggled light daubed drab cold and deathly wet to touch some days it is                silver      platinum      lilac/violet etched in fine thin light, shimmering bleeding the exact perfect nature of winter *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. … Continue reading

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February 9*

photons flung from sun ricocheted off moon scattered and crazed on roil of night-water straight through my eye illuminating my winter-dark mind *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from Lummi Island.

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January 14*

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

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January 8*

winter here: shrunken days     wrenched into a grey core cold squish on dank inverted soil all the plants down to bare stalk and prayer dripping except the rogue blackberry     of course still leafed and thorned crouched, gathering for spring wars *Copyright 2010 … Continue reading

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September 13*

the thermometer reads the same as days in august but it is different in the groin, in the heart perhaps like marching into battle the fear, the passion the wild excitement of storm. winter. it is coming. i feel it. … Continue reading

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June 29*

in winter things are close, insular dark. i meditate, write. introvert. but summer stretches far beyond my reach boundaries evaporating in evanescent shimmers of light. i just want to move, touch, do. with no thought, no reason no prayer. *Copyright … Continue reading

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January 23*

mind:           popsnap of round cobble on beach           slip on salt-smeared algal bedrock           two ducks bob through wind-wrecked waves           two tugs blow spray into the far heavens nothing more *Copyright 2010 by Luther Allen. This poem appears in The View from … Continue reading

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