Donald Justice (12 August 1925 - 6 August 2004 / Miami / Florida)
Poems of Donald Justice
|1.||A Birthday Candle||1/13/2003|
|2.||A Map Of Love||1/1/2004|
|6.||Banjo Dog Variations||4/21/2010|
|8.||Counting The Mad||4/21/2010|
|11.||Henry James At The Pacific||4/21/2010|
|12.||In Bertram's Garden||1/3/2003|
|13.||In Memory Of The Unknown Poet, Robert Boardman Vaughn||4/21/2010|
|15.||Men at Forty||1/3/2003|
|16.||Men at Thirty||1/3/2003|
|17.||Nostalgia And Complaint Of The Grandparents||4/21/2010|
|18.||Nostalgia Of The Lakefronts||4/21/2010|
|19.||Ode to a Dressmaker's Dummy||1/3/2003|
|20.||On A Painting By Patient B Of The Independence State Hospital For The Insane||4/21/2010|
Villanelle at Sundown
Turn your head. Look. The light is turning yellow.
The river seems enriched thereby, not to say deepened.
Why this is, I'll never be able to tell you.
Or are Americans half in love with failure?
One used to say so, reading Fitzgerald, as it happened.
(That Viking Portable, all water spotted and yellow--
remember?) Or does mere distance lend a value