Tag Archives: Billy Collins

Word Cloud: SWELTERING

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here, it’s too hot for serious poetry. So let’s take a look at some playful verse. It’s not too surprising that most funny poems … Continue reading

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A Poem for I Forgot Day

Billy Collins (March 22, 1941 – ) dubbed “the most popular poet in America” by Bruce Weber in the New York Times, was a two-term U.S. Poet Laureate (2001-2003), and has published many poetry collections, including Questions About Angels, The Art of Drowning and Nine Horses: Poems. It … Continue reading

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TCS: Musings and Poetry for Little Pampered Dog Day

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A Poem for National Audubon Day

April 26, 1785 – John James Audubon is born, American ornithologist, naturalist, and painter best know for his extensive studies of American birds and his detailed illustrations of the birds in their natural habitats. The Birds of America is his masterwork, a … Continue reading

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TCS: One Little Room an Everywhere – Life in a Plague Year

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TCS: Some Rain Must Fall – Poems for World Meteorological Day

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ON THIS DAY: March 22, 2020

March 22nd is As Young As You Feel Day World Water Day * Bavarian Cream Crepes Day National Goof-Off Day World Day of Metta * International Day of the Seal _________________________________________ MORE! Ruth Page, Katsuko Saruhashi and Pia Cayetano, click

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TCS: Poems for Read Across America Day

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TCS: A Wild Thing Lurking There

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TCS: Hazardous Bliss – Poems for Winter and Summer

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