haiku, haiku-year, poetry

27 July 1889 – a Saturday

The day gave birth to
what Rod’s eyes saw: wooden huts —
light barely escapes 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. Whilst not liking Rod’s book excessively, I’ve nevertheless done a canvas of that passage in which he speaks of the darkish mountains and huts. Letter 787
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