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Portraits Alan Berner

Kalakala | The crippled 'flying bird' of our ferry flock remains at sea

Kalakala, ghost from the past.

Took flight from Bremerton to Kodiak,

a Quonset hut on the Alaskan mudflat.

Rescued and returned to fireboats and fanfare,

then spaghetti dinners.

Homeless since the band quit playing.

Living on a dollar a month in Tacoma.

Waiting for her millionaire lover.