The Ariel

Kimbell Art Museum, Ft Worth, TX | Turner exhibition, 2022 | 35mm film photo by author

Lashing out, fair rations
the slap and sting
of salt waves mixed
with snow
ice and fire, a cold burn
swirl and tumult of
upturned cargo and souls
nearly foundering
with progress breathless
for the suffrage of a new life


This is the second of three ekphrastic poems I wrote at the Kimbell Art Museum during their exhibition of Turner paintings earlier this year. THIS is the painting the poem is based on. Thanks for reading!

Published by amyjasek

Film photographer, mother, positively passionate about life in general, Texan : )

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