Picture this Poetry Challenge: Haiku ‘The Bedroom at Arles’ Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh painted three versions of this painting ‘The Bedroom at Arles’.  This is the third  version he painted in 1889.  He painted it whilst waiting for his mother to visit him in a Lunatic Asylum in  St Remy.  He was to commit suicide 10 months after this painting.  He called his chair ‘TheContinue reading “Picture this Poetry Challenge: Haiku ‘The Bedroom at Arles’ Vincent Van Gogh”

Another Poetry Challenge!

A lot of people go on to my other blog ‘Bookstains’ looking for something to see.  I’ve been putting my own poetry and book reviews on there and just linking to it.  Now I am going to host my poetry challenges on there too!  The Vincent Van Gogh poetry challenge was a real success and all the entriesContinue reading “Another Poetry Challenge!”

Poetry Challenge: Vincent could have told you

Just Click the Van Gogh image to take you to the video Everyone has heard ‘Starry Starry Night‘ By Don Mclean,  the beautiful song about Vincent Van Gogh.  There is a line in it which says:_ But I could have told you, Vincent, This world was never meant for one As beautiful as you……. (here’sContinue reading “Poetry Challenge: Vincent could have told you”