haiku, haiku-year, poetry

19 July 1889 – a Friday

Please see the enclosed,
Les Vingt hopes you exhibit —
poppies are raining 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.

From 16 July to 21 August 1889 there is no correspondence from Vincent Van Gogh.

  1. I also forgot to say that De Haan has been here, he sent Jo a monster bouquet of poppies of all colours, never had I seen such a beautiful bouquet, and the rain of multi-coloured leaves when they were beginning to drop their petals. Letter 792