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James Dickey

James Lafayette Dickey (February 2, 1923 – January 19, 1997) was an American poet and novelist. He was appointed the eighteenth Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1966.

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    Boys finding for the first time their loins filled with heart’s
    blood
    Widowed farmers whose hands float under light covers to find
    themselves
    Arisen at sunrise
    James Dickey (b. 1923)

    As a work of art it has the same status as a long conversation between two not very bright drunks.
    —Clive James (b. 1939)

    all the fine
    Points of diving feet together toes pointed hands shaped right
    To insert her into water like a needle
    —James Dickey (b. 1923)