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The poems available on this site cover Amy Clampitt’s entire career, from each of her collections of poems published by Alfred A. Knopf.
Amy Clampitt’s poems deal with a vast array of topics, ranging from literary biography, impassioned political protest, and her ancestors’ westward immigrations over the plains. Her poems engage with the ecology of place, whether that “place,” such as the Meadowlands of New Jersey, be rural, industrial, or urban.
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