haiku, haiku-year, poetry

2 July 1889 – a Tuesday

cypress now is done;
a green tongue of fire, caged —
poppies greeting wheat 1

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  1. …I have a canvas of cypresses with a few ears of wheat, poppies, a blue sky, which is like a multicoloured Scottish plaid… Letter 784

Background image: Blossoming Almond Tree by Vincent van Gogh, Oil on Canvas, Saint-Rémy, France: February, 1890, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands