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“…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?”

– Vincent van Gogh

In Belgium's Borinage, on the trail of Vincent Van Gogh, the priest

By Mary Winston Nicklin

The Washington Post

I’m standing ankle deep in Belgian mud. Above me, the skeleton of a red brick building looms against the gray sky. 2,365 more words


Some Thoughts on Two Articles and a Poem I Read This Week

1. “A Life of Aching Beauty: VIncent van Gogh as Preacher, Failure, and Painter” by Michael Nicholson

When I write – a poem, a letter to my wife, a prayer for my church – I’m hoping it’ll survive past me. 815 more words

dusk (tanka)

dusk –
a screen door’s bang
i run for open fields –
i flee with the deer  

Linked to Carpe Diem #675… 51 more words

Hemingway at the Night Cafe

I’m away at a technology in education conference so I didn’t have a chance to put together anything new.  The post below is one that I did last year during the A to Z Blog challenge.   985 more words