Who is Amy King

Amy King (born August 3, 1971) is an American poet, essayist and activist.

Early life and education Born in Baltimore, Maryland, King grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia and received her B.S. in English and Women’s Studies from Towson University. She received her M.A. in American Studies (Poetics concentration) at State University of New York Buffalo, and an M.F.A. from Brooklyn College in Creative Writing.

Career Since 2003, King has taught English and Creative Writing at SUNY Nassau Community College. She has also guest-lectured and conducted workshops at a number of colleges and universities, including Goddard College, Naropa University, RISD (Rhode Island School of Design), San Francisco State University, Slippe...
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Amy King Poems

  • The Spirit Is Near
    Wrapped in personal pity, betrayer sphinx slinks
    and eats; he privately shuffles our motivations.
    I like the capability of my eyes, the way they
    brighten the woman on the curb by the church....
  • My Head On Fire, Dull But Glowing

    A miniature salamander rears
    his tiny head in the halls...
  • I Too Am Chicken
    An author thinks she knows more than
    she does. She knows even less.
    For example, someone else wrote this.
    Thoughts approach in the shower;...
  • As If A Lantern In Love Led
    Like you I have
    forgotten everything
    spoken so far,
    I knew the dinosaurs...
  • A Final Note
    There is a deliberate pleasure in watching
    someone smoke cigarettes. Even the echo
    of that sentence smells like a stolen observation
    that the smoker is deeply, darkly thinking....
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Night 3 Love 2 Person 2 I Love You 2 Fashion 2 Woman 2 Face 2 Tender 2 Grass 2 Screen 2

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Comments about Amy King

  • Amy_cathy: "faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase." - martin luther king jr
  • Tbruinsmafilms: to escape the current film discourse, i wanna hear your opinions on the following films -basic instinct -peter jackson's king kong -chasing amy -avp -the riddick trilogy -mission impossible (1996) -speed -apocalypse now -gigli -freddy got fingered -battlefield earth -saw series
  • Parsleydixie: today, 11:20 'amy king my heart is with the victims' “everyone's lives have been altered because of what my cousin has done," amy added in a video for the sun. "as for josh's character, i am just so grateful that i was protected from my cousin as a child."
  • Tiffanystv: amy duggar king is brave for this
  • G_s________: omg. the king of if you seek amy has appeared in the dies at realm !
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Melville And Coghill - The Place Of The Little Hand
 by Andrew Lang

DEAD, with their eyes to the foe,
Dead, with the foe at their feet;
Under the sky laid low
Truly their slumber is sweet,
Though the wind from the Camp of the
Slain Men blow,
And the rain on the wilderness beat.


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