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Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Aimless Brooding, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

Charles E. Burchfield (1893-1967), Conventions for Abstract Thoughts: Aimless Brooding, 1917; China marker and graphite on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches; Charles E. Burchfield Foundation Archives, Gift of the Charles E. Burchfield Foundation, 2006

Charles E. Burchfield Journals, March 27, 1917

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Mar 27, 1917 –

I was dreaming I had been forsaken by all my beloved and sat by a stream in the woods in misery, when a bluebird fluttered up strangely tame & sat on my knee –

How many more seasons will pass without my being there to see the rain dash pollen from maple bloom?

Charles E. Burchfield, March 27, 1917

 

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