Vermeer

by Wisława Szymborska

VermeerAs long as the woman from Rijksmuseum
in painted silence and concentration
day after day pours milk
from the jug to the bowl,
the World does not deserve
the end of the world.

Remember to email us your favourite poem(s) by Milosz and/or Szymborska for our June 25 session. See the SCHEDULE PAGE for submissions to-date.

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