haiku, haiku-year, poetry

12 July 1889 – a Friday

You’re getting younger,
a firm hand, steady and true —
nearing seventy 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. If you say that you’re a mother approaching 70 then it must be true, but one would certainly not tell it from your writing, for it struck me that it’s exceptionally firm. Letter 788