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.
|The Incomprehensibility||Nick Flynn|
|1850||In Memoriam, [To Sleep I give my powers away]||Alfred Lord Tennyson|
|2015||If I should die (54)||Emily Dickinson|
|1862||Song ["When I am dead, my dearest"]||Christina Rossetti|
|1867||O Captain! My Captain!||Walt Whitman|
|2015||Consolation||Robert Louis Stevenson|
|1888||Age and Death||Emma Lazarus|
|1889||Crossing the Bar||Alfred Lord Tennyson|
|1896||Warm Summer Sun||Mark Twain|