Van Gogh’s Wheat Field with Cypress

My response to B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond and Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie 

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Green Wheat Field with Cypress, Vincent van Gogh 1889,  Narodni Gallery, Prague

 

Blue and green

Never to be seen

An old wive’s tale

Rejected by nature

Melancholy mixture

Blue and green

 

Artist’s brush

Loaded with colour

Creates a wash

A rural harmony

Moving clouds, wheat and tree

Artist’s brush

 

Impressions

Of rolling fields and

An open sky

From the asylum window

On a summer canvas

Impressions

 

Blue and green

Artist’s brush

Impressions

[Van Gogh’s despair]

 

© Kim M. Russell, 2016

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8 thoughts on “Van Gogh’s Wheat Field with Cypress

  1. A lovely poem Kim the austere quality of the verses brings to mind somehow the artist’s many trials because of his melancholy … and your conclusion poignantly emphasizes this impression. I really like how you adapted the form to your needs ..

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