Justice, Donald 1979; 1997

Friday, November 9, 1979
Wednesday, April 16, 1997
Vintage poster of Donald Justice's reading at the Poetry Center of Chicago.

Vintage poster of Donald Justice’s reading at the Poetry Center of Chicago.

We have climbed the mountain,
There’s nothing more to do.
It is terrible to come down
To the valley
Where, amidst many flower,
One thinks of snow…

– Donald Justice, “Here in Katmandu”

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Read this interview with Donald Justice from The Iowa Review:

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You would not recognize me.
Mine is the face which blooms in
The dank mirrors of washrooms
As you grope for the light switch.

– Donald Justice, “The Tourist From Syracuse”

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Watch a short documentary on Donald Justice:

Donald Justice, Poets On…

Pulitzer Prize winning poet , Donald Justice is the subject of a half-hour documentary, that includes readings and short films of his work. This film is one of a series of educational documentaries made for a series called Poets On. Hosted by Carol Frost, and produced, edited and directed by Gerard Meola.

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