Monthly Archives: November 2019

Vermeer

So long as that woman from the Rijksmuseum
in painted quiet and concentration
keeps pouring milk day after day
from the pitcher to the bowl
the World hasn’t earned
the world’s end. -Wisława Szymborska
Vermeer Melkmeisje
Here’s a nice write-up. And while I am at it, here’s what incited this post.