full title: van Gogh and the Orient: A Lament
preview: The Blooming Plum Tree
, van Gogh
his last words say it all, I think:"La tristesse durera toujours" (the sadness will last forever)
I understand that this is not the most accessible of poems. I hadn't quite meant for it to turn out this way, but so it has, I suppose.
decussation: crossing over of nerve cells in the brain/spinal cord
A tribute to Vincent and all the Expressionists
I'm considering entering this in =bekkia
's contest 'Down with Clichés': [link]
*edit* Thanks to
for her line-break suggestions!