Donald Justice Rain Poems

  • 1.
    Lights are burning
    In quiet rooms
    Where lives go on
    Resembling ours.
  • 2.
    The lights in the theater fail. The long racks
    Of costumes abandoned by the other dancers
    Trouble Celeste. The conductor asks
    If she is sad because autumn is coming on,
  • 3.
    Dear ghosts, dear presences, O my dear parents,
    Why were you so sad on porches, whispering?
    What great melancholies were loosed among our swings!
  • 4.
    Me moriré en Paris con aguacero ...

    I will die in Miami in the sun,
    On a day when the sun is very bright,
  • 5.
    Tramps on the road: floating clouds. OLD CHINESE POEM


  • 6.
    Cities burn behind us; the lake glitters.
    A tall loudspeaker is announcing prizes;
    Another, by the lake, the times of cruises.
    Childhood, once vast with terrors and surprises,
Total 6 Rain Poems by Donald Justice

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