Echostains presents Vincent–as we see him!

Echostains is hosting a poetry challenge based on a lovely video of Vincet Van Gogh’s self portraits. Everyone is invited to join the painter poem party!



Vincent Could Have Told You


eyes catching light play

all ways fleeting here to there

oranges splashing blues


Please visit Echostain’s blogcasa for all the Vincent poems–and all the other interesting furnishings in her casa–including at least one talking head. Yes, you read that right, a talking head. Seek and ye shall find the lady.  And lots of cake too!  ==>>



  1. slpmartin said,

    September 6, 2010 at 4:12 am

    Can’t wait to see what get generated with this prompt.

    • September 6, 2010 at 8:29 pm

      Oh just wander into Echostains’ lair and read for yourself. There’s some interesting takes on dear Vincent, slpmartin. Why don’t you give it a whirl?

  2. lesliepaints said,

    September 6, 2010 at 4:21 am

    Like that line, “oranges splashing blues”, Eva. Fits Van Gogh perfectly!

    • September 6, 2010 at 8:30 pm

      LOL–thank you, Leslie! I kept playing with those words–and well, fruit oranges, musical blues, paint splashes, eyes flashing etc…and it was all ‘him’ from my perspective too.

  3. echostains said,

    September 6, 2010 at 1:10 pm

    You caught Vincents ‘signature nicely 47whitebuffalo – thanks for taking part – appreciated!

    • September 6, 2010 at 8:33 pm

      Oh thank you for the wonderful prompt, Echostains. Sorry I was a tad late to the poem painter party. Like very much all the different takes on Vincent. Much fun!

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