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World Poetry Day: A Poem by Billy Collins

reprinted from 2017 and 2018 It’s World Poetry Day again. Even if you think you don’t like poetry, I’m betting that you will like Billy Collins. He wrote the poem “Introduction to Poetry” about what he’d like people to get … Continue reading

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WORLD POETRY DAY: A Poem by Billy Collins

reprinted from 2017 It’s World Poetry Day again. Even if you think you don’t like poetry, I’m betting that you will like Billy Collins. ________________________________________________ Here’s a poem he wrote about what he’d like people to get out of his … Continue reading

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WORLD POETRY DAY: A Billy Collins Poem

It’s World Poetry Day again. Even if you think you don’t like poetry, I’m betting that you will like Billy Collins. ________________________________________________________________  Here’s a poem he wrote about what he’d like people to get out of his poems, and what … Continue reading

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World Poetry Day: Celebration

In honor of World Poetry Day, this poem from Denise Levertov (1923-1997): Celebration … Brilliant, this day – a young virtuoso of a day. Morning shadow cut by sharpest scissors, deft hands. And every prodigy of green – whether it’s ferns … Continue reading

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