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Quotation by James Dickey
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.
James Dickey (b. 1923), U.S. poet. The Heaven of Animals (l. 1–6).
CP-Dick. The Whole Motion; Collected Poems, 1945-1992 [James Dickey]. (1992) Wesleyan University Press.
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