ABSINTHE (fiverse poem)

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Absinthe

the beverage

Vincent Van Gogh

lustily indulged in shortly

before hacking off his ear




 

Author's Notes/Comments: 

based on a true story, I think.

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allets's picture

New Evidence

van Gogh sliced off his entire ear with a razor blade after learning the news that his brother Theo was engaged.



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eleven_eleven's picture

during a psychotic break he

during a psychotic break he threatened his good friend w/ a razor blade and then later that night...tormented by that act, cut off a portion of his own left ear