Portfolio > Stephanie Kolpy: Selected Works

global warming, painting, printmaking, migration, crisis, apocalypse, environmental
The Silent Sea
Monotype, stencil,screenprint, Watercolor
22x15 inches

The Silent Sea

Another vessel sheds the chrome
of its silver mile until a mile
meanders into three, triples again

over the reef. Nothing can breathe
under oil, nor register that
dark membrane’s slick

over sight. We were the first
cracking the hull of the earth
open, our foolish husbandry

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a metallurgy that’s brimmed
with false gold too often
we can talk, and talk, and talk

but a ship in space, manned
by non-thinking from non-feeling,
says absolutely nothing at all.
~ Rachael Boast