haiku, haiku-year, poetry

30 July 1889 – a Tuesday

bathed in the sun’s light
is your canvas. It arrived. —
the chestnuts blossom 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. The Undergrowth with the trees surrounded with ivy, the Lane in Arles (Avenue of Chestnut Trees in Blossom) and the Fields with the gardens in springtime are really beautiful, these, and some others too, are now mounted on stretching frames from which we removed those that were on them and are currently at Tanguy’s Letter 793
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