James Dickey
For The Last Wolverine by James Dickey

For The Last Wolverine by James Dickey

They will soon be downTo one, but he still will beFor a little while still will be stoppingThe flakes in the air with a look,Surrounding himself with the silenceOf whitening ...

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Pursuit From Under by James Dickey

Pursuit From Under by James Dickey

Often, in these blue meadows,I hear what passes for the bark of seals And on August week ends the cold of a personal ice ageComes up through my bare feetWhich are trying to walk ...

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The Performance by James Dickey

The Performance by James Dickey

The last time I saw Donald Armstrong He was staggering oddly off into the sun, Going down, off the Philippine Islands. I let my shovel fall, and put that hand Above my eyes, and ...

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The Hospital Window by James Dickey

The Hospital Window by James Dickey

I have just come down from my father. Higher and higher he lies Above me in a blue light Shed by a tinted window. I drop through six white floors And then step out onto pavement. ...

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In The Tree House At Night by James Dickey

In The Tree House At Night by James Dickey

And now the green household is dark. The half-moon completely is shining On the earth-lighted tops of the trees. To be dead, a house must be still. The floor and the walls wave me ...

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The Dusk Of Horses by James Dickey

The Dusk Of Horses by James Dickey

Right under their noses, the greenOf the field is paling awayBecause of something fallen from the sky. They see this, and put downTheir long heads deeper in grassThat only just ...

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The Sheep-Child by James Dickey

The Sheep-Child by James Dickey

Farm boys wild to coupleWith anything with soft-wooded treesWith mounds of earth moundsOf pine straw will keep themselves offAnimals by legends of ...

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The Heaven Of Animals by James Dickey

The Heaven Of Animals by James Dickey

Here they are. The soft eyes open.If they have lived in a woodIt is a wood.If they have lived on plainsIt is grass rollingUnder their feet forever.Having no souls, they have ...

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The Lifeguard by James Dickey

The Lifeguard by James Dickey

In a stable of boats I lie still,From all sleeping children hidden.The leap of a fish from its shadowMakes the whole lake instantly tremble.With my foot on the water, I feelThe ...

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Cherrylog Road by James Dickey

Cherrylog Road by James Dickey

Off Highway 106 At Cherrylog Road I entered The ’34 Ford without wheels, Smothered in kudzu, With a seat pulled out to run Corn whiskey down from the hills, And then from the ...

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Adultery by James Dickey

Adultery by James Dickey

We have all been in roomsWe cannot die in, and they are odd places, and sad.Often Indians are standing eagle-armed on hillsIn the sunrise open wide to the Great SpiritOr gliding ...

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In The Marble Quarry by James Dickey

In The Marble Quarry by James Dickey

Beginning to dangle beneath The wind that blows from the undermined wood, I feel the great pulley grind, The thread I cling to lengthen And let me soaring and spinning down into ...

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The Bee by James Dickey

The Bee by James Dickey

One dotGrainily shifting we at roadside andThe smallest wings coming along the rail fence outOf the woods one dot of all that green. It nowBecomes flesh-crawling then ...

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Buckdancer’s Choice by James Dickey

Buckdancer’s Choice by James Dickey

So I would hear out those lungs, The air split into nine levels, Some gift of tongues of the whistler In the invalid’s bed: my mother, Warbling all day to herself The thousand ...

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The Strength Of Fields by James Dickey

The Strength Of Fields by James Dickey

... a separation from the world, a penetration to some source of power and a life-enhancing return ... Van Gennep: Rites de PassageMoth-force a small town always has, Given the ...

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The Shark’s Parlor by James Dickey

The Shark’s Parlor by James Dickey

Memory: I can take my head and strike it on a wall on Cumberland Island Where the night tide came crawling under the stairs came up the first Two or three steps and the cottage ...

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Falling by James Dickey

Falling by James Dickey

A 29-year-old stewardess fell ... to her death tonight when she was swept through an emergency door that suddenly sprang open ... The body ... was found ... three hours after the ...

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At Darien Bridge by James Dickey

At Darien Bridge by James Dickey

The sea here used to look As if many convicts had built it, Standing deep in their ankle chains, Ankle-deep in the water, to smite The land and break it down to salt. I was in ...

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Creation Made Like Hope by James Dickey

Creation Made Like Hope by James Dickey

Ethereal and supremeOf tersest heaven ithas pronounced a daily stormWhile hours have been supreme, it hashad hours in itsgleeA purple namehas covered the fans of sovereignthings ...

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Bums On Waking by James Dickey

Bums On Waking by James Dickey

Bums, on waking,Do not always find themselvesIn gutters with water running over their legsAnd the pillow of the curbstoneTurning hard as sleep drains from it.Mostly, they do not ...

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