haiku, haiku-year, poetry

5 July 1889 – a Friday

We are expecting!
We’ll call him Vincent, if allowed —
bébé Roulin’s hale 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. Do you remember the portrait of the Roulin baby you sent Theo? … – from my place at table I can just see the child’s big blue eyes, its pretty little hands and round cheeks, … — Letter 786