Chromatic Pulse

Today I visited the “The Hue and Cry collective” art exhibition, with paintings by 3 talented local Geelong artists, Jenna Kernaghan, Daniel Hunt, and Nelson Ruler. The theme of the exhibition was “Chromatic Phenomenon”, and the Lowercase Poetry members were encouraged to go along and be inspired to write an Ekphrastic poem about the paintings… I have attached some photos of paintings, and my resultant poem …






Chromatic Pulse




words are emotions

the emotions of love and pain

words are eye-drops

the eye-drops of sunshine and rain

words are blood

the blood in oceans and drains


words are aromas

the aromas of flowers and grains

words are watered sand

the watered sand of trees and plains

words are dreams

the dreams in stars and heavenly gains





Ivor Steven (c) April 2021

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

23 thoughts on “Chromatic Pulse”

    1. Yes Dwight a wondrous exhibition, and I actually meet the artist of that painting .. Jenna Kernaghan, she was gallery attendant for the day…. we had lovely chat, about her paintings, and she was very interested in my poems, πŸ˜€πŸŒ

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  1. Oh, I love going to art exhibitions, art galleries, etc!
    What wonderful art and artists you shared here, Ivor!
    This poem…all of your poems…paint amazing evocative masterpieces!
    Thank you for taking us along with you via photos and words!
    (((HUGS))) πŸ™‚

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