Donald Justice

Donald Justice is a well-regarded American poet who passed away in 2004. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1980 and was the author of a number of well-loved books. His poems were short and mostly traditional in form and technique. 

Men at Forty

‘Men at Forty’ by Donald Justice is a moving poem about aging and fatherhood. The speaker is describing what it’s like for all men when they reach forty and consider their pasts and presents.

Men at Forty by Donald Justice

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