haiku, haiku-year, poetry

7 July 1889 – a Sunday

fretfulness claims me
canvas cannot empty stay —
Jousting Richard’s dead. 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. I’ve first taken the kings series, of which I’ve already read Richard II, Henry IV, Henry V and a part of Henry VI – as these dramas were the most unfamiliar to me. Letter #785
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