Donald Justice Quote: “If he could sleep on it….”

If he could sleep on it. He would make his bed with white sheets And disappear into the white, Like a man diving, If he could be certain That the light Would not keep him awake, The light that reaches To the bottom.

Donald Justice


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Name: Donald Justice
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: August 12, 1925
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