A Billy Collins poem is instantly recognisable.
"Using simple, understandable language," notes USA Today, the two-term US Poet Laureate "captures ordinary life - its pleasure, its discontents, its moments of sadness and of joy."
His everyman approach to writing resonates with readers everywhere and generates fans who would otherwise never give a poem a second glance. Now, in this stunning new collection, Collins touches on a greater array of subjects - love, death, solitude, youth, and aging - delving deeper than ever before.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ms.hjelliot - LibraryThing
I avoided his poetry for years, the way one avoids eye contact in a lift. Imagining it to be all about horses, I ignored the ravings—sane as they turned out to be. Perhaps it was his Poet Laureate ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bell7 - LibraryThing
In this book of poems, former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins ruminates on the everyday, love, divorce, solitude, and more. The poems are free verse with two or three lines per stanza and hardly a ... Read full review