haiku, haiku-year, poetry

9 July 1889 – a Tuesday

There’s three naked trees,
and the yellow fairly screams —
Arles’s courtyard hush 1

© rl busséll 2019 – All rights reserved

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 still have canvases in Arles that weren’t dry when I left, …Anyway, the Weeping tree and the Courtyard of the hospital at Arles are more coloured, but that though will give you an idea of what I have on the go. Letter 784