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Biography of Amy Clampitt

Amy Clampitt

Amy Clampitt (1920 - 1994)

Amy Clampitt was born on June 15, 1920, and brought up in New Providence, Iowa. Clampitt was the first born of five children. Both her father and her paternal grandfather were farmers. She graduated from Grinnell College, and from that time on lived mainly in New York City. Her first commercially published volume of poems, The Kingfisher, published in 1983, was followed in 1985 by What the Light Was Like, in 1987 by Archaic Figure, and in 1990 by Westward. A Silence Opens was her last book which appeared in 1994.

She died in September 1994.



14 Poems written by Amy Clampitt

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Page ViewsPoemComments
7920 Beach Glass Comments and analysis of Beach Glass by Amy Clampitt 18 Comments
5108 A Silence
4399 Easter Morning Comments and analysis of Easter Morning  by Amy Clampitt 2 Comments
4267 Nothing Stays Put
3909 Syrinx
3567 A Hermit Thrush
3025 A Hedge Of Rubber Trees Comments and analysis of A Hedge Of Rubber Trees by Amy Clampitt 7 Comments
2970 Exmoor
2751 Salvage
962 On The Disadvantages Of Central Heating
741 The Sun Underfoot Among The Sundews Comments and analysis of The Sun Underfoot Among The Sundews by Amy Clampitt 2 Comments
588 Fog Comments and analysis of Fog by Amy Clampitt 6 Comments
43 Vacant Lot With Pokeweed
23 A Catalpa Tree On West Twelfth Street


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