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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Raindrops, 1917; watercolor and gouache on paper; Image from the Charles E. Burchfield Archives at the Burchfield Penney.

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Raindrops, 1917; watercolor and gouache on paper; Image from the Charles E. Burchfield Archives at the Burchfield Penney.

Charles Burchfield, Journals, February 11, 1932

Monday, February 11, 2013

A thunderstorm last night, with vivid lightning and summer-like thunder - This morning a wonderfully soft warm air - all the frost is out of the ground again, a dense mist arises and drifts before the breeze - The pores of the earth are open - the mild air makes one expand, and loosen up - On such a day man is inclined to mating and abandons himself joyously to the soft loveliness of woman -

 

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