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Poems, 1957-1967

Author: James Dickey
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Selections from his four published books, and more than a score of new poems.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Dickey
OCLC Number: 2529087
Description: xv, 299 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: May Day sermon to the women of Gilmer County, Georgia, by a woman preacher leaving the Baptist church --
Sleeping out at Easter --
The underground stream --
The string --
The vegetable king --
The enclosure --
The jewel --
The performance --
The wedding --
The other --
Trees and cattle --
Walking on water --
Awaiting the swimmer --
On the hill below the lighthouse --
Near Darien --
Into the stone --
The lifeguard --
Listening to foxhounds --
A dog sleeping on my feet --
The movement of fish --
The heaven of animals --
A birth --
Fog envelops the animals --
The summons --
In the tree house at night --
For the nightly ascent of the hunter Orion --
Over a forest clearing --
The owl king --
Between two prisoners --
Armor --
In the Lupanar at Pompeii --
Drowning with others --
Dover : believing in kings --
To his children in darkness --
A screened porch in the country --
Hunting civil war relics at Nimblewill creek --
The hospital window --
The magus --
Facing Africa --
Inside the river --
The salt marsh --
In the mountain tent --
The dusk of horses --
Fence wire --
At Darien bridge --
Chenille --
On the Coosawattee --
Winter Trout --
Springer mountain --
Cherrylog road --
The scarred girl --
Kudzu --
The beholders --
The poisoned man --
In the marble quarry --
A folk singer of the thirties --
The being --
The ice skin --
Bums, on waking --
Goodbye to serpents --
Approaching prayer --
The driver --
Horses and prisoners --
Drinking from a helmet --
The firebombing --
Buckdancer's choice --
Faces seen once --
The common grave --
Reincarnation (I) --
Them, crying --
The celebration --
The escape --
The shark's parlor --
Pursuit from under --
Fox blood --
Fathers and sons : the second sleep, the aura --
Sled burial, dream ceremony --
Gamecock --
The night pool --
The war wound --
Mangham --
Angina --
Dust --
The Fiend --
Slave Quarters --
Reincarnation (II) --
The sheep child --
Sun --
Power and Light --
The flash --
Adultery --
Hedge life --
Snakebite --
Bread --
Sustainment --
A letter --
The Head-aim --
Dark ones --
Encounter in the cage country --
For the last wolverine --
The bee --
Mary Sheffield --
Deer among cattle --
The leap --
Coming back to America --
The birthday dream --
False youth : two seasons --
Falling.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: James Dickey.

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Selections from his four published books, and more than a score of new poems.

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