James Dickey

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

James Dickey Poems

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

At Darien Bridge

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.

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