4 July 1889 – a Thursday

Before day’s breaking
slick tendrils frantically cling —
that sly sun’s rising 1

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

  1. When you receive the canvases I’ve done in the garden you’ll see that I’m not too melancholy here. Letter 777