James Dickey Poetry

American poet reading his own poetry
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James Lafayette Dickey (February 2, 1923 – January 19, 1997) was an American poet and novelist. He was appointed the eighteenth United States Poet Laureate in 1966. He also received the Order of the South award.

Dickey was best known for his novel Deliverance (1970) which was adapted into an acclaimed film of the same name.

  1. In The Tree House At Night (5.3Mb)
  2. Hunting Civil War Relics At Nimblewill Creek (5.6Mb)
  3. The Scarred Girl (4.6Mb)
  4. The Celebration (4.9Mb)
  5. Encounter In The Cage Country (4.3Mb)
  6. Falling (24.1Mb)
  7. Diabetes (9.5Mb)
  8. For The Last Wolverine (5.8Mb)
  9. Messages (10.2Mb)
  10. Mercy (8.4Mb)
  11. Deliverance (Excerpt) (19.5Mb)

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