Amy King grew up in Georgia and now spends much of her time in Brooklyn and Baltimore. She teaches English at Nassau Community College on Long Island, and her first collection, Antidotes for an Alibi, is available through Blazevox [books] ( .


Amy King Poems

Another Tradition

The stone wall faded and no one felt
the revolution over their shoulders anymore.
Wrapped in paper, set upon the shelf
in the anteroom, the remainders shed... more »

My Panel At The Conference

I leak giraffes from my inner pores.
They feed on tree
leaves from my upper branches.
Public promoters of secrets... more »

Stay At Home

Outsourcing is a very cocktail
piano. I make the movies
embrace me. I force the t.v.
to taunt me. My days... more »

Amy King Quotes

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