Why Ruysch?

Naked trees shiver
Like stripped bones of lost childhood
Yes, wipe tears away.

Solemn silent death
Weeping for your lost future
Forest with no leaves

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Haiku inspired by artwork above: A depiction of one of Ruysch’s displays, featuring infant skeleton’s weeping into handkerchiefs, as featured in Alle de ontleed- genees- en heelkindige werken…van Fredrik Ruysch… vol. 3 –See more here.

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