Saturday, July 24, 2010

Mirror and Face

Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, Johannes Vermeer

We are the mirror as well as the face in it.
We are tasting the taste this minute
of eternity. We are pain
and what cures pain, both.

We are the sweet cold water
and the jar that pours.

3 comments:

Lorenzo said...

How wonderfully paired, this painting and poem

Ruth said...

I was amazed myself, Lorenzo. (It found me.)

deb said...

glorious Ruth.