Donald Justice White Poems

  • 1.
    Dear ghosts, dear presences, O my dear parents,
    Why were you so sad on porches, whispering?
    What great melancholies were loosed among our swings!
  • 2.
    Me moriré en Paris con aguacero ...

    I will die in Miami in the sun,
    On a day when the sun is very bright,
  • 3.
    Tramps on the road: floating clouds. OLD CHINESE POEM


  • 4.
    It's snowing this afternoon and there are no flowers.
    There is only this sound of falling, quiet and remote,
    Like the memory of scales descending the white keys
    Of a childhood piano- outside the window, palms!
  • 5.
    The Man Closing Up,' from Night Light' (1967),

    would make his bed,
    If he could sleep on it.
  • 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 White Poems by Donald Justice

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To A Shade
 by William Butler Yeats

If you have revisited the town, thin Shade,
Whether to look upon your monument
(I wonder if the builder has been paid)
Or happier-thoughted when the day is spent
To drink of that salt breath out of the sea
When grey gulls flit about instead of men,
And the gaunt houses put on majesty:
Let these content you and be gone again;

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