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Poem about a painting by Vermeer - A woman pouring milk | 04-Mar-11

Enquirer is looking for a poem about a painting by Vermeer entitled "A Woman Pouring Milk".  It begins:

"Thank you Vermeer for a glimpse of interiors and a door that opens into rooms beyond rooms..."

4 comments have been made on this quote. Click here to read them and then add your own!

Do you know this poem? Do you have any clues to help us find it?


I think it's Paul Matthews.
susanne woodman

?The Milkmaid? by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre. You can read it online- search using the words above
Iain Fisher

Or try my poem 'A Dutch Interior' in 'A Map of the Territory'.
Published by Carcanet OxfordPoets
Nigel Forde

Yes, I wrote the Vermeer poem that you are looking for. It is in my book, The Ground that Love Seeks (Five Seasons Press).
Paul Matthews

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