James Dickey

Rookie (2 February 1923 – 19 January 1997 / Atlanta, Georgia)

Poems of James Dickey

1. Adultery 4/22/2010
2. At Darien Bridge 4/22/2010
3. Buckdancer’s Choice 4/22/2010
4. Bums On Waking 4/22/2010
5. Cherrylog Road 4/22/2010
6. Creation Made Like Hope 4/22/2010
7. Falling 4/22/2010
8. For The Last Wolverine 4/22/2010
9. Hunting Civil War Relics at Nimblewill Creek 5/7/2012
10. In The Marble Quarry 4/22/2010
11. In The Tree House At Night 4/22/2010
12. Pursuit From Under 4/22/2010
13. The Bee 3/15/2014
14. The Dusk of Horses 5/7/2012
15. The Heaven of Animals 3/5/2006
16. The Hospital Window 4/22/2010
17. The Lifeguard 4/22/2010
18. The Performance 4/22/2010
19. The Shark's Parlor 4/22/2010
20. The Sheep-Child 5/24/2008

Bums On Waking

Bums, on waking,
Do not always find themselves
In gutters with water running over their legs
And the pillow of the curbstone
Turning hard as sleep drains from it.
Mostly, they do not know

But hope for where they shall come to.
The opening of the eye is precious,

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