haiku, haiku-year, poetry

22 July 1889 – a Monday

the fever hits me
oh, just let me colour things —
colour tortures me 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.

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

  1. You’ll perhaps do well to write a line to Dr Peyron to say that working on my paintings is quite necessary to me for my recovery. Letter 797
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