for Philip Levine
Donald Justice has died twice:
once in Miami, in the sun, on a Sunday,
and once in Iowa City, on a Friday
in August, which was not without
its own sun—if not bright spot.
In times of loss, find poems of remembrance and comfort to provide the right words for the occasion. Browse our selection of poems about funerals, and for more, check out poems about loss in the themes menu.
|2014||After Words||Kimberly Blaeser|
|2018||On a Day, In the World||Brenda Hillman|
|1971||The Comfort of Darkness||Galway Kinnell|
|1997||The Gate||Marie Howe|
|2017||Where the Sky Meets the Earth||W. Todd Kaneko|
|2017||Orchids Are Sprouting From the Floorboards||Kaveh Akbar|
|2014||Ritual for Ash||Cindy Williams Gutiérrez|
|2017||Past Barabbas||Roger Reeves|
|1921||Elegy Before Death||Edna St. Vincent Millay|