Quotation by James Dickey

Farm boys wild to couple
With anything with soft-wooded trees
With mounds of earthmounds
Of pine straw will keep themselves off
Animals by legends of their own:
James Dickey (b. 1923), U.S. poet. The Sheep Child (l. 1–5).

CP-Dick. The Whole Motion; Collected Poems, 1945-1992 [James Dickey]. (1992) Wesleyan University Press.
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