Selected Poems

Paperback $19.95

Knopf | Oct 12, 2010 | 352 Pages | 7 x 9-1/8 | ISBN 9780375711930

  • Paperback$19.95

    Knopf | Oct 12, 2010 | 352 Pages | 7 x 9-1/8 | ISBN 9780375711930

  • Ebook$15.99

    Knopf | Feb 22, 2011 | 352 Pages | ISBN 9780307789242

Table Of Contents

Introduction
 
From The Kingfisher (1983)
The Cove
Fog
Gradual Clearing
The Outer Bar
Sea Mouse
Beach Glass
Marine Surface, Low Overcast
The Sun Underfoot Among the Sundews
On the Disadvantages of Central Heating
A Procession at Candlemas
Times Square Water Music
Salvage
The Cormorant in Its Element
Camouflage
The Kingfisher
Exmoor
Sunday Music
Beethoven, Opus 111
The Woodlot
Imago
Stacking the Straw
Palm Sunday
Remembering Greece
Rain at Bellagio
Or Consider Prometheus
Letters From Jerusalem
Berceuse
The Dahlia Gardens
The Burning Child
 
From What the Light Was Like (1985)
The August Darks
Low Tide at Schoodic
Bertie Goes Hunting
Gooseberry Fool
The Spruce Has No Taproot
What the Light Was Like
Black Buttercups
Witness
Urn-Burial and the Butterfly Migration
High Culture
Voyages: A Homage to John Keats 
   Margate 
   Teignmouth 
   The Elgin Marbles 
   Chichester
   He Dreams of Being Warm 
   The Isle of Wight 
   Winchester: the Autumn Equinox 
   Voyages
The Reedbeds of the Hackensack
Real Estate
Vacant Lot with Tumbleweed and Pigeons
Homer, A.D. 1982
The Hickory Grove
Losing Track of Language
Let the Air Circulate
 
From Archaic Figure (1987)
Archaic Figure
The Olive Groves of Thasos
Tempe in the Rain
Thermopylae
Leaving Yannina
Medusa
Perseus
Hippocrene
Athena
Perseus Airborne
Atlas Immobilized
George Eliot Country
Highgate Cemetery
Grasmere
Coleorton
Rydal Mount
An Anatomy of Migraine
Alice
London Inside and Outside
Babel Aboard the Hellas International Express
Venice Revisited
Man Feeding Pigeons
Tidewater Winter
The Waterfall
A Hermit Thrush
 
From Westward (1990)
Meadowlark Country
Notes on the State of Virginia
Kudzu Dormant 187
Dallas–Fort Worth: Redbud and Mistletoe
Deleted Passage
Seder Night
Iola, Kansas
Having Lunch at Brasenose
Westward
Alders
Blueberrying in August
A Whippoorwill in the Woods
A Winter Burial
Savannah
Amherst
Easedale Tarn
Vacant Lot with Pokeweed
A Hedge of Rubber Trees
My Cousin Muriel
Nothing Stays Put
The Prairie
 
From A Silence Opens (1994)
Syrinx
Hispaniola
Paumanok
Matoaka
Shorebird-Watching
Green
The Horned Rampion
In Umbria: A Snapshot
Birdham
Manhattan
’Eighty-Nine
At Muker, Upper Swaledale
Sed De Correr
Matrix
A Silence
 
Uncollected Poems
Excerpts From The Sun on the Stone
The Equinoctial Disturbances
Pot Nomads
The Winter Bird
 
Notes By Amy Clampitt
Short Chronology
Suggestions for Further Reading
Index of Titles

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