Clark Ashton Smith bibliography

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"The Garden of Adompha" was initially published in Avon Fantasy Reader.

The following is a list of works by Clark Ashton Smith.

Short Fiction[edit]

Short Fiction (including unpublished fragments and synopses) by Clark Ashton Smith[1]
Title Date published 1st published in Anthologized in Fictional setting Notes Online versions
The Abominations of Yondo Apr 1926 Overland Monthly (Vol 84, #4) The Abominations of Yondo [1]
Across the Time-Stream 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis for what would become "The Eternal World" [2]
An Adventure in Futurity April 1931 Wonder Stories Other Dimensions [3]
The After-Men 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [4]
The Amazing Planet Summer 1931 Wonder Stories Quarterly (Summer) Other Dimensions originally titled: "A Captivity in Serpens"
The Arm from the Fig-Tree 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [5]
Ascharia Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis and a fragment [6]
The Atmospheric Entity 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [7]
The Beast of Averoigne May 1933 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Averoigne abridged version original published version
Between Two Worlds 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [8]
Beyond the Rose-Arbor 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [9]
Beyond the Singing Flame November 1931 Wonder Stories A Vintage from Atlantis
The Black Abbot of Puthuum Mar 1936 Weird Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales Zothique [10]
A Bottle On the Orinoco 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [11]
The Brahmin's Wisdom 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) although included in the Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27), the work appears to be an English language translation of Gustav Meyrink's "Die Weisheit des Brahmanen", most likely not due to Smith. (see [12])
The Bronze Image 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [13]
The Burial-Place of the Unknown 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [14]
The Cairn 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [15]
The Chain of Aforgomon 1935 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time [16]
The Charnel God Mar 1934 Weird Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales Zothique [17]
Checkmate 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [18]
Chincharrero 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [19]
The City of the Singing Flame 1931 Wonder Stories Out of Space and Time [20]
The Colossus of Ylourgne Jun 1934 Weird Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales Averoigne [21]
The Coming of the White Worm Apr 1941 Stirring Science Stories Lost Worlds Hyperborea [22] abridged version
The Conquest of Mercury 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [23]
A Copy of Burns 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [24]
The Cosmic Sequel 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [25]
The Crabs of Iribos 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [26]
The Cypress 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [27]
The Dark Age Apr 1938 Thrilling Wonder Stories[2] The Abominations of Yondo [28]
The Dark Eidolon Jan 1935 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Zothique [29]
The Dart of Rasasfa Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [30]
Dead Assassins 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [31]
The Death of Ilalotha Sept 1937 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Zothique [32]
The Death of Malygris Apr 1934 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Poseidonis [33]
The Demon From Alphard 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [34]
The Demon of the Flower Dec 1933 Astounding Stories Lost Worlds Lophai (alien planet) [35]
The Destination of Gideon Balcoth 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [36]
The Devotee of Evil 1933 The Double Shadow and Other Fantasies The Abominations of Yondo [37] unpublished synopsis
The Dimension of Chance Nov 1932 Wonder Stories Other Dimensions [38]
The Disinterment of Venus Jul 1934 Weird Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales Averoigne [39] unpublished synopsis
Djinn without A Bottle 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [40]
The Dome in the Ice 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [41]
The Doom of Azédarac 1979 The Black Book of Clark Ashton Smith Averoigne a fragment [42]
The Door to Saturn Jan 1932 Strange Tales Lost Worlds Hyperborea [43]
Double Cosmos 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [44]
The Double Dream 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [45]
The Double Shadow 1933 The Double Shadow and Other Fantasies Out of Space and Time Poseidonis [46] unpublished synopsis
The Dweller in the Gulf Mar 1933 Wonder Stories The Abominations of Yondo Aihai (Mars) [47]
The Eggs from Saturn 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [48]
The Elder Manor 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [49]
The Embassy to Tiirath 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [50]
The Emerald Eye 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings a fragment [51]
The Emir's Captive 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [52]
The Empire of the Necromancers Sept 1932 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Zothique [53]
The Enchantress of Sylaire Jul 1941 Weird Tales The Abominations of Yondo Averoigne [54]
The End of the Story May 1930 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Averoigne [55]
The Entity of the Sands 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [56]
The Epiphany of Death Jul 1934 The Fantasy Fan[3] The Abominations of Yondo [57]
The Eternal World Mar 1932 Wonder Stories[4] Genius Loci and Other Tales [58]
Eviction by Night 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [59]
An Excursion in Time 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [60]
The Expert Lover 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [61]
Fakhreddin 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [62]
The Feet of Sidaiva Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Zothique a one-sentence plot synopsis [63]
The Flirt Mar 1923 Live Stories (vol 36) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [64]
The Flower-Women May 1935 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Xiccarph [65]
From A Lost World 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [66]
The Fulfilled Prophecy 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [67]
The Galley from Atlantis 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [68]
The Garden of Adompha Apr 1938 Weird Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales Zothique [69]
The Gargoyle of Vyones 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Averoigne a synopsis [70]
Genius Loci 1948 Genius Loci and Other Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales [71]
The Ghost of Mohammed Din Nov 1910 Overland Monthly Other Dimensions [72]
The Ghoul Jan 1934 The Fantasy Fan Other Dimensions [73]
The Ghoul from Mercury 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [74]
A Gift from the Beloved 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [75]
The God of the Asteroid 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [76]
A Good Embalmer 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [77]
The Gorgon Apr 1932 Weird Tales Lost Worlds [78]
Gossip 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [79]
The Great God Awto Feb 1940 Thrilling Wonder Stories Tales of Science and Sorcery [80]
The Guardian of the Temple 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings a fragment [81]
The Haunted Chamber 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [82]
The Haunted Gong 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [83]
Hecate 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [84]
The Holiness of Azédarac Nov 1933 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Averoigne [85]
The House of Haon-Dor Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Hyperborea a fragment, written July 1933 [86]
The Hunters from Beyond Oct 1932 Strange Tales Lost Worlds [87]
The Hyperborean City Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [88]
I Am A Witch 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [89]
The Ice-Demon 1960 The Abominations of Yondo The Abominations of Yondo Hyperborea written in 1933 [90]
The Immeasurable Horror Sept 1931 Weird Tales Other Dimensions [91]
The Immortals of Mercury 1932 Science Fiction Series (#16) Tales of Science and Sorcery [92]
In A Hashish-Dream Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [93]
In the Book of Vergama 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [94]
The Infernal Star 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [95]
The Inverse Avatar 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [96]
The Invisible City Jun 1932 Wonder Stories Other Dimensions [97]
The Invisible Devourer 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [98]
The Invisible Satellite 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [99]
The Isle of the Torturers Mar 1933 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Zothique [100]
The Justice of the Elephant 1931 Oriental Stories (Fall) Other Dimensions [101]
The Kiss of Zoraida Jul 1933 The Magic Carpet Other Dimensions [102]
The Last Hieroglyph Apr 1935 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Zothique [103]
The Last Incantation Jun 1930 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Poseidonis [104]
The Letter from Mohaun Los Aug 1932 Wonder Stories Lost Worlds originally published as "Flight into Super-Time" [105]
The Light from Beyond Apr 1933 Wonder Stories Lost Worlds [106]
The Light from the Pole 1980 Weird Tales 1 (Zebra Books) [107]
The Lord of Lunacy 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [108]
The Lunar Brain 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [109]
The Lunar Path 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [110]
The Mahout Aug 1911 The Black Cat (V16 #11) Other Dimensions [111]
The Maker of Gargoyles Aug 1932 Weird Tales Tales of Science and Sorcery Averoigne [112]
Maker of Prodigies 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [113]
The Malay Krise Oct 1910 Overland Monthly Other Dimensions also published as "The Malay Creese" [114] [115]
Mandor's Enemy Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Zothique a fragment [116]
The Mandrakes Feb 1933 Weird Tales Other Dimensions Averoigne [117]
Marooned in Andromeda Oct 1930 Wonder Stories Other Dimensions [118]
The Master of Destruction Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment and a synopsis [119]
Master of the Asteroid Oct 1932 Wonder Stories Tales of Science and Sorcery [120]
The Master of the Crabs Mar 1948 Weird Tales The Abominations of Yondo Zothique [121]
The Maze of Maâl Dweb Oct 1938 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Xiccarph [122]
The Maze of the Enchanter 1933 The Double Shadow and Other Fantasies [123]
The Mechanical Murder 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [124]
Men of the Macrocosm 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [125]
The Menace of the Dust 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [126]
The Metamorphosis of Earth Sept 1951 Weird Tales Other Dimensions [127]
The Minotaur's Brother 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [128]
A Misadventure of Don Juan 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [129]
Mnemoka 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [130]
The Monster of the Prophecy Jan 1932 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time also entitled "A Prophecy of Monsters" [131]
Monsters in the Night Oct 1954 The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Other Dimensions [132]
The Moon-Spectre 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [133]
The Moraine 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [134]
Morthylla May 1953 Weird Tales Tales of Science and Sorcery Zothique [135]
Mother of Toads Jul 1938 Weird Tales Tales of Science and Sorcery Averoigne [136] original published version
The Mummy-Case of Hammen-Tha 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [137]
Murder in the Fourth Dimension Oct 1930 Amazing Detective Tales Tales of Science and Sorcery [138]
The Music of Death 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis and a fragment [139]
The Mysterious Poison 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [140]
The Nameless Offspring Summer 1932 The Magazine of Horror (#33) The Abominations of Yondo [141]
Necromancy in Naat Jul 1936 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Zothique [142]
The Necromantic Tale Jan 1931 Weird Tales Other Dimensions [143]
Nemesis of the Unfinished Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [144]
Neria 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [145]
A Night in Malnéant 1933 The Double Shadow and Other Fantasies Out of Space and Time Averoigne [146]
The Ninth Skeleton Sept 1928 Weird Tales[5] Genius Loci and Other Tales [147]
The Ocean-World of Alioth Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis and a fragment [148]
An Offering to the Moon Sept 1953 Weird Tales Other Dimensions [149]
Offspring of the Grave 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [150]
The Opal of Delhi 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings 2 fragments fragment I fragment II
Oriental Tales: The Yogi's Ring 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings a fragment [151]
The Oracle of Sadoqua 1979 The Black Book of Clark Ashton Smith Averoigne a fragment [152]
The Other Entity 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [153]
The Parrot 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [154]
The Perfect Woman 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [155]
The Phantoms of the Fire 1948 Genius Loci and Other Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales [156]
Phoenix 1954 Time to Come (Farrar, Straus & Young) Other Dimensions [157]
The Pilgrim of Eternity 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [158]
The Planet of the Dead Mar 1932 Weird Tales Lost Worlds also entitled "The Doom of Antarion" [159]
A Platonic Entanglement 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith [160]
The Plutonian Drug Sept 1934 Amazing Stories Lost Worlds [161]
The Point of the Jest Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [162]
Poseidon 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [163]
The Primal City Nov 1934 The Fantasy Fan[6] Genius Loci and Other Tales [164]
Prince Alcouz and the Magician 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [165] 2nd version
Prisoners of the Black Dimension 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [166]
The Protean People 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [167]
Queen of the Sabbat Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Averoigne a synopsis [168]
Quest of the Gazolba Sept 1947 Weird Tales a version of "The Voyage of King Euvoran" [169]
The Raja and the Tiger Feb 1912 The Black Cat (V17 #5) Other Dimensions [170]
The Re-Union 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a two-sentence synopsis [171]
The Rebirth of the Flame Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [172]
A Rendezvous in Averoigne April/May1931 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Averoigne [173]
The Resurrection of the Rattlesnake Oct 1931 Weird Tales Other Dimensions [174]
The Return of the Sorcerer Sept 1931 Strange Tales of Mystery and Terror Out of Space and Time was the basis for Rod Serling's Night Gallery 29, (1972) [175] variant ending
The River of Mystery 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [176]
The Root of Ampoi Spring 1949 The Arkham Sampler[7] Tales of Science and Sorcery [177]
Sadastor Jul 1930 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time [178]
The Satyr 1948 Genius Loci and Other Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales Averoigne originally written in 1931 [179] alternative ending
The Scarab 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [180]
Schizoid Creator Nov 1953 Fantasy Fiction Tales of Science and Sorcery [181]
The Second Interment Jan 1933 Strange Tales of Mystery and Terror Out of Space and Time [182]
The Seed from the Sepulchre Oct 1933 Weird Tales Tales of Science and Sorcery [183]
Seedling of Mars Fall 1931 Wonder Stories Quarterly (Fall) V3 #1 Tales of Science and Sorcery [184]
The Seven Geases Oct 1934 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Hyperborea note: a geis or geas is a curse in Celtic mythology [185]
The Shah's Messenger 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [186]
Shapes of Adamant Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Zothique a fragment [187]
Slaves of the Black Pillar Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis and fragment. Clark's first title was "The Drug from Algol" [188]
A Sojourn in Mercury 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a one-sentence synopsis [189]
Something New Aug 1924 10 Story Book (V23 #6) Other Dimensions [190]
The Sorceress of Averoigne Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Averoigne a fragment, also entitled "The Tower of Istarelle" [191]
The Spectral Tarn 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [192]
The Stairs in the Crypt (unknown) (unknown) publication history unknown [193]
A Star-Change May 1933 Wonder Stories Genius Loci and Other Tales [194]
Strange Shadows Nov 1985 The Year’s Best Fantasy Stories (11) three drafts exist, the third with the title "I Am Your Shadow" [195]
The Supernumerary Corpse Nov 1932 Weird Tales Other Dimensions [196] synopsis
The Sword of Zagan 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings [197]
Symposium of the Gorgon Oct 1958 Fantastic Universe Science Fiction (V10 #4) Tales of Science and Sorcery [198]
A Tale of Gnydron 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [199]
The Tale of Satampra Zeiros Nov 1931 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Hyperborea [200]
The Tale of Sir John Maundeville Oct 1933 The Fantasy Fan Other Dimensions [201]
The Testament of Athammaus Oct 1932 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Hyperborea [202] unpublished synopsis
The Theft of the Thirty-Nine Girdles Mar 1958 Saturn Science Fiction and Fantasy (V1 #5) Tales of Science and Sorcery Hyperborea [203]
The Thing from the Antarctic 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [204]
The Third Episode of Vathek Summer 1937 Leaves (Summer) The Abominations of Yondo a fragment by William Beckford completed by Smith [205]
Thirteen Phantasms Mar 1936 Fantasy Magazine Other Dimensions [206]
Told in the Desert 1964 Over the Edge : Stories to Freeze Your Blood Other Dimensions [207]
The Tomb-Spawn May 1934 Weird Tales Tales of Science and Sorcery Zothique [208]
The Transformation of Athanor 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [209]
The Treader of the Dust Aug 1935 Weird Tales Lost Worlds [210]
The Trilithon 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [211]
Ubbo-Sathla Jul 1933 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Hyperborea see Clark Ashton Smith deities [212] unpublished synopsis
The Uncharted Isle Nov 1930 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time [213]
Unquiet Boundary Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [214]
untitled fragment ("I then dismissed the matter...") 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings a fragment [215]
The Vapor from the Void 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [216]
The Vaults of Yoh-Vombis May 1932 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Aihai (Mars) [217] abridged version unpublished synopsis
The Venus of Azombeii June 1931 Weird Tales Other Dimensions [218]
The Vestibule of the Past 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [219]
A Vintage from Atlantis 1960 The Abominations of Yondo The Abominations of Yondo Poseidonis written in 1933 [220] unpublished synopsis
Vizaphmal in Ophiuchus Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [221]
The Voyage of King Euvoran 1933 The Double Shadow and Other Fantasies The Abominations of Yondo Zothique published in Weird Tales Sept 1947 (abridged) as "The Quest of the Gazolba" [222]
A Voyage to Sfanomoë Aug 1931 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Poseidonis [223]
Vulthoom Sept 1935 Weird Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales Aihai (Mars) also exists as a synopsis. see Clark Ashton Smith deities. [224] synopsis version
The Weaver in the Vault Jan 1934 Weird Tales Genius Loci and Other Tales Zothique [225]
The Weird of Avoosl Wuthoqquan Jun 1932 Weird Tales Out of Space and Time Hyperborea also exists as a synopsis [226] synopsis version
The Werewolf of Averoigne Nov 1984 Untold Tales of Clark Ashton Smith (Crypt of Cthulhu, #27) Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Averoigne a synopsis [227]
When the Earth Trembled 2004 The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings The Sword of Zagan And Other Writings a fragment [228]
The White Sybil 1935 The White Sybil The Abominations of Yondo Hyperborea [229]
The Willow Landscape 1933 The Double Shadow and Other Fantasies Genius Loci and Other Tales written in 1931 [230]
Wingless Phoenix 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a fragment [231]
The Witchcraft of Ulua Feb 1934 Weird Tales The Abominations of Yondo Zothique [232]
The World-Maker 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [233]
Xeethra Dec 1934 Weird Tales Lost Worlds Zothique [234]
The Youngest Vampire 1989 Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith a synopsis [235]

Prose Poems[edit]

Prose Poems by Clark Ashton Smith[8]
Title Date written/published 1st published in Anthologized in Fictional setting First line Notes Online versions
The Abomination of Desolation Dec 18, 1929 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry see "The Desolation of Soom" [236]
The Black Lake 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry In a land where weirdness and mystery had strongly leagued themselves with eternal desolation, the lake was out-poured at an undiscoverable date of elder aeons,… [237]
The Caravan 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry My dreams are like a caravan that departed long ago, with tumult of intrepid banners and spears, and the clamour of bugles and brave, adventurous… [238]
Chinoiserie 1960 The Abominations of Yondo (1960) The Abominations of Yondo, Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Ling Yang, the poet, sits all day in his hut among the willows by the river-side, and dreams of the Lady Moy. Spring and the… [239]
The City of Destruction 1948 Arkham Sampler (Winter) V1 #1, (1948) Selected Poems, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry The city is surrounded with ramparts like a mountain-range… a prose version of "The City of Destruction", after Smith's unfinished poem of that name; a fragment [240]
The Corpse and the Skeleton Apr 15, 1915 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Scene: The catacombs of the ancient city of Oomal. A new corpse has been deposited alongside a skeleton, which, from its mouldiness and worm-picked appearance,… [241]
The Crystals Jul 2, 1914 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Raptly as one who would divine the perilous eyes of Sleep, and the dreams and mysteries which lurk therein, I sought to fathom the gulf-enclosing… [242]
The Days 1973 Grotesques and Fantastiques: A Selection of Previously Unpublished Drawings and Poems (1973) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry (1988), Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith (1989) O Fairest, O dearest, to what shall I liken thy days? Methinks are as precious gems, as pearls and amethysts, which, from a broken string,… [243]
The Demon, the Angel, and Beauty c. May 1913 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Of the Demon who standeth or walketh always with me at my left hand, I asked: Hast thou seen Beauty? Her that meseemeth was the… [244]
The Desolation of Soom Oct 1971 Hyperborea (20 Oct 1971) The desert of Soom is said to lie at the world's unchartable extreme, between the lands that are little known and those that are scarcely… also entitled "The Abomination of Desolation"; originally titled "The Horror of Soom" [245]
A Dream of Lethe 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry In the quest of her whom I had lost, I came at length to the shores of Lethe, under the vault of an immense, empty,… [246]
Ennui (In) Feb 26, 1918 Selected Poems (1971) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry In the alcove whose curtains are cloth-of-gold, and whose pillars are fluted sapphire, reclines the emperor Chan, on his couch of ebony set with opals… [247]
The Flower Devil 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry In a basin of porphyry, at the summit of a pillar of serpentine, the thing has existed from primeval time, in the garden of the… [248]
The Forbidden Forest 1965 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry The child Natha lived with his father and mother in a little house not far from the verge of the great jungle. Every day he… [249]
From the Crypts of Memory 1922 Bohemia V2 #3, (Apr 1917), Ebony and Crystal, Auburn Journal (1922) Out of Space and Time, Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Aeons of aeons ago, in an epoch whose marvelous worlds have crumbled, and whose mighty suns are less than shadow, I dwelt in a star… two versions [250] [251]
The Frozen Waterfall 1988 Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry (1988) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry, Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith I returned on a winter day to the mountain stream, upon whose banks we roamed so long ago when the rich azaleas leaned above it… [252]
The Garden and the Tomb Jun 9, 1915 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry I know a garden of flowers-flowers lovely and marvellous and multiform as the orchids of far, exotic worlds-as the flowers of manifold petal, whose colours… [253]
The Image of Bronze and the Image of Iron 1965 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry In the temple of the city of Morm, which lies between the desert and the sea, are two images of thegod Amanon,- a bronze image… unfinished [254]
Images 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922), Auburn Journal, (19 Jul 1923) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Thy tears are not as mine: Thou weepest as a green fountain among palms and roses, with lightly falling drops that bedew the flowery turf.… [255]
In Cocaigne 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922), Auburn Journal, (19 Jul 1923) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry It was a windless afternoon of April, beneath skies that were tender as the smile of love, when we went forth, you and I, to… [256]
The Lake of Enchanted Silence 1988 Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry (1988) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry, Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith It lies with in a land that is only seen by the sun and the moon and the horizon-questing stars. The sky-wrestled mountains, like sentries… [257]
The Land of Fruitful Palms 1988 and 1989 Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry (1988) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry, Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith It is a land of fruitful palms and flowering myrtles, with winds that are gentle as the sighs of woman, and pearling fountains delicious as… [258] untitled fragment
The Litany of the Seven Kisses Apr 13, 1921 Ebony and Crystal (1922), Laughing Horse #6, (1923) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry I kiss thy hands-thy hands. whose fingers are delicate and the pale as the petals of the white lotus. [259]
The Lotus and the Moon 1965 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry I stood with my beloved in the lotus pool, when the moon was round as the great ivory breast of a Titaness, and the flowers… [260]
The Memnons of the Night Feb 1917 Bohemia V2 #1, (1 Feb 1917), Ebony and Crystal, Auburn Journal (1922), Phantagraph V4 #2, (Dec 1935) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Ringed with a bronze horizon, which, at a point immensely remote, seems welded with the blue brilliance of a sky of steel, they oppose the… [261]
The Mirror in the Hall of Ebony 1960 The Abominations of Yondo (1960) The Abominations of Yondo, Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry From the nethermost profound of slumber, from a gulf beyond the sun and stars that illume the Lethean shoals and the vague lands of somnolent… [262]
The Mithridate 1965 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry The world has a thousand poisons, thin or potent, honey-like or nauseous, quick or languid, corrosive and deadly, or captious and deceptive and narcotic. There… [263]
The Mortuary 1971 The Mortuary, Roy A. Squires (1971) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry, Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith I sought the cloister of the dead, when, fallen athwart the funereal glooms of yew and cypress, the sunset wrought a phantom flush upon the… [264]
The Muse of Atlantis 1973 Poseidonis (1973) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Poseidonis Will you not join me in Atlantis, where we will go down through streets of blue and yellow marble to the wharves of orichalch, and… also entitled "From a Letter" [265] version "from a letter"
The Muse of Hyperborea 1965 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Hyperborea Too far away is her wan and mortal face, and too remote are the snows of her lethal breast, for mine eyes to behold them… [266]
Narcissus 1965 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Splenetic, pale Narcissus, in the green dead depth of some rotting pool: thou seest thine image drown and re-emmerge, beneath the shifting iridescence of corruption,… [267]
Offering March 12, 1928 Grotesques and Fantastiques: A Selection of Previously Unpublished Drawings and Poems (1973) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry, Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith Hast thou desired to love wherein the fervor of the mountain flames of autumn is mingled with all the tenderness of half-unfolded… [268]
The Osprey and the Shark December 18, 1929 Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry (1988) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry, Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith An osprey who had sighted a plump turbot glided to the surface of the waves; and at that very same moment a… [269]
The Passing of Aphrodite Dec 1934 The Fantasy Fan V2 #4, (Dec 1934), Acolyte (Summer) V1 #4, (1943) The Abominations of Yondo, Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry In all the lands of Illarion, from mountain-valleys rimmed with unmelting snow, to the great cliffs of sand whose reflex darkens a sleepy, tepid sea,… [270]
The Peril That Lurks Among Ruins 1945 Acolyte (Winter) V1 #2, (1945) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Go not too often among ruins, said the Daemon in one of his... two versions [271] [272]
A Phantasy 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry I have dreamt of an unknown land-a land remote in ulterior time, and alien space not ascertainable; the desert of a long-completed past, upon which… [273]
Preference 1988 Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry (1988) Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry, Strange Shadows: The Uncollected Fiction and Essays of Clark Ashton Smith I would rather look upon thy face than upon the gardens of Atlantis, in the setting of a hyacinthine sun than necromancers have summoned.I would… [274]
The Princess Almeena Feb 1920 Smart Set V61 #1, (Feb 1920), Ebony and Crystal, Auburn Journal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry From her balcony of pearl, the princess Almeena, clad in a gown of irisated silk, with her long and sable locks unbound, gazes toward the… [275]
Remoteness 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry There are days when all the beauty of the world is dim and strange; when the sunlight about me seems to fall on a land… [276]
The Shadows 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Out of Space and Time, Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry There were many shadows in the palace of Augusthes, About the silver throne that had blackened beneath the invisible passing of ages, they fell from… [277]
The Statue of Silence 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry I saw a statue, carven I knew not of what substance, nor with what form or feature, because of the manifold draper of black which… [278]
The Sun and the Sepulchre Jun 22 c.1914-15 California Poets (1932) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry I saw the declivous latter sunlight fall and glitter upon the sepulchre of one whose immomentous name was holden awhile from Oblivion by the deeply-trenched… [279]
To the Daemon Dec 16, 1929 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Tell me many tales, O benign maleficent daemon, but tell me none that I have ever heard or have even dreamt of otherwise than obscurely… [280]
The Touch-Stone Dec 18, 1929 Poems in Prose (1965) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Nasiphra the philosopher had sought through many years and in many lands for the fabled touch-stone, which was said to reveal the true nature of… [281]
Traveller 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Stranger, where goest thou, in the sad raiment of a pilgrim, with shattered sandals retaining the dustand mire of so many devious ways? With thy… [282]
Vignettes 1922 Ebony and Crystal (1922) Poems in Prose, Nostalgia of the Unknown: The Complete Prose Poetry Surely, beyond the mountains there is peace-beyond the mountains that lie so blue and still at the world's extreme. Such ancient calm, such infinite quietude… [283]

Novel[edit]

  • The Black Diamonds

Plays[edit]

  • The Dead will Cuckold You: A Drama in Six Acts (in verse). Written in 1951. First published in 1989. [284]
  • The Fugitives: a fragment. Written on September 17, 1922. Published in 1989. [285]
  • Venus And The Priest: a fragment. Published in 1989. [286]

Lyrics[edit]

  • The Dream Bridge: Music by Henry Cowell, words by Clark Ashton Smith. Written c. 1920. [287]
  • Impression: Music by Joseph W. Grant, words by Clark Ashton Smith. [288]
  • White Death: Music by Henry Cowell, words by Clark Ashton Smith. Written in Sept 1915. [289]

Poetry[edit]

Poems (including translations)[9] by Clark Ashton Smith:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Titles, dates and media of initial publication for some works are based on the copyright notice in Lost Worlds (Bison Books edition, 2006, ISBN 0-8032-9351-8). For other works, this information is based on the bibliography established by www.eldritchdark.com or, as indicated by footnotes, by the Internet Speculative Fiction Database (ISFDB) ISFDB bibliography.
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  8. ^ Titles, dates and media of initial publication based on the bibliography established by www.eldritchdark.com.
  9. ^ Titles and dates based on the bibliography established by www.eldritchdark.com.