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Vortex at Midnight

Vortex at Midnight

    In Medias Res   There is a flurry of noise Of images and batterings As if I weather more than storms More than wild winds The flurry surrounds and confuses Distorts and narrows The field my focus My open-ended vision I’m too much a part of the world – right now Too much a swamped victim Of my own acquiescence Flattened like pictures Floating down pre-Raphaelite streams   – by Douglas Pinson  

Van Gogh’s Arles at Night

Van Gogh’s Arles at Night

One highlight of my visit to France was to see this cafe, to see where Van Gogh stood and painted and watched the changing light and put his life on canvas. I saw it under sunlight, and missed the scene in the dark, but stood where he stood and saw what he saw. In Arles Van Gogh had his final falling out with Gauguin, cut off part of his left earlobe and gave it to a local prostitute. He gave…

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