Barcode 16 (after a painting by Marc Cooper)
Tropical downpour, Las Vegas evening
through a blurry windshield.
This study of contrast and colour
a vertical rainbow,
defying digital decoding.
Robbi Nester is the author of an ekphrastic chapbook titled Balance (White Violet, 2012) and other poetry collections. Her work has been published widely in journals and anthologies, including Cimarron Review, Broadsided, Silver Birch Press, Poemeleon, and Inlandia.
This poem was written as part of the ekphrastic 20 Poem Challenge.
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