Tuesday, June 01, 2010

James Dickey in the Norton Anthology

I find James Dickey's poems to be immediate, and almost urgent. Yet there isn't a word in them that feels slapdash. They are obviously well-thought-out, well-constructed, yet behind them is a feeling of life, and breath, and truth. He's not afraid to look at something without blinking, and dig deep into it, to get to the heart of whatever experience it is.


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