Treasure Island

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

Brought From Beyond

The magpie and the bowerbird, its odd
predilection unheard of by Marco Polo
when he came upon, high in Badakhshan,
that blue stone’s


embedded glint of pyrites, like the dance
of light on water, or of angels
(the surface tension of the Absolute)

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