Thomas A. Clark

Thomas A. Clark has three books of poetry to his name: The Hundred Thousand Places, Yellow and Blue, and the forthcoming Farm by the Shore, all published by Carcanet Press. He has also produced numerous small books, prints, cards and objects with his own Moschatel Press. Together with the artist Laurie Clark, he runs Cairn Gallery, a space for minimal and conceptual art, open during the summer months.

Events

the sea the sea »

An installation and book by American poet Robert Lax

Sun 5 March - Sun 30 April | (All day) | FREE | Around the festival and around St Andrews

Round Table »

A Round Table reading with poet Thomas A. Clark

Fri 3 March | 11:30 - 12:15 | £6.00/£4.00 | Fraser Gallery, South Street

Grove »

Semi-permanent text interventions by Thomas A. Clark

Wed 1 March - Sun 5 March | 10:00 - 22:00 | FREE | The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, Windows & panels

Poem

collected on a bright day
from cliffs above the sea
wild honey of the whin
eat it and hunger for it
look for it and find it
for honey of bell heather
take the hives to the moor
or to sheltered tidal margins
to gather from the sea pink
gather pollen from the willow
the sycamore’s early nectar
nectar of bramble and clover

 

Thomas A. Clark