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Amy Clampitt

(15 June 1920 - 10 September 1994 / New Providence, Iowa)

Poems of Amy Clampitt

1. A Catalpa Tree On West Twelfth Street 1/13/2003
2. A Cure At Porlock 4/20/2010
3. A Hedge Of Rubber Trees 1/13/2003
4. A Hermit Thrush 1/13/2003
5. A Silence 1/13/2003
6. Beach Glass 1/13/2003
7. Brought From Beyond 4/20/2010
8. Easter Morning 1/13/2003
9. Exmoor 1/13/2003
10. Fog 1/13/2003
11. Gradual Clearing 1/20/2003
12. Nothing Stays Put 1/13/2003
13. On The Disadvantages Of Central Heating 1/13/2003
14. Salvage 1/13/2003
15. Syrinx 1/13/2003
16. The Sun Underfoot Among The Sundews 1/13/2003
17. Vacant Lot With Pokeweed 1/13/2003

A Cure At Porlock

For whatever did it—the cider
at the Ship Inn, where the crowd
from the bar that night had overflowed
singing into Southey’s Corner, or


an early warning of appendicitis—
the remedy the chemist in the High Street
purveyed was still a dose of kaopectate

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