Quotation by James Dickey

The back somersault, the kip-up—
And at last, the stand on his hands,
Perfect, with his feet together,
His head down, evenly breathing,
James Dickey (b. 1923), U.S. poet. The Performance (l. 32–35).

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