Treasure Island

James Dickey

(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

The Heaven of Animals

Here they are. The soft eyes open.
If they have lived in a wood
It is a wood.
If they have lived on plains
It is grass rolling
Under their feet forever.

Having no souls, they have come,
Anyway, beyond their knowing.

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