Donald Justice (12 August 1925 – 6 August 2004) was an American poet.
To the Unknown Lady Who Wrote the Letters Found In the Hatbox
This poem is not addressed to you.You may come into it briefly,But no one will find you here, no one.You will have changed before the poem will.
poem, addressed, youYou, may, one, find, you, here, changed
You neither can nor should understand what it means.Listen, it comes without guitar,Neither in rags nor in any purple fashion.And there is nothing in it to comfort you.
You, can, understand, what, without, rags, purple, there, nothing
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