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Billy Collins

Billy Collins Biography For English Contemporary Poetry 2010 Sharon Townsend [English IV]

Jimmy Bui

on 13 May 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Billy Collins Billy Collins at D.G. Wills Books, La Jolla, San Diego
20 October 2008 - Acquired from Wikipedia Pokerface (1977)
Video Poems (1980)
The Apple That Astonished Paris (1988)
Questions About Angels (1991)
The Art of Drowning (1995)
Picnic, Lightning (1998)
Taking Off Emily Dickinson’s Clothes (2000)
Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems (2001)
Nine Horses (2002)
The Trouble with Poetry (2005)
She Was Just Seventeen (2006)
Ballistics (2008)

Collected Works In 1992 he was recognized as a
Literary Lion
by the New York Public Library March 22, 1941 Served as
Poet Laureate of the United States
2001-2003 Image from Lionsread.com He instituted the Poetry 180 Program
For High School, 1 Poem for Each School Day

Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry
180 More Extraordinary Poems for Every Day

As a Note the Program is Online and Free "The Most Popular Poet in America" As called by the 'New York Times' OPINIONS "No Opinion..." - a hollow man "Billy Collins is now on my list of Favourite Poets. I really enjoy how some of his poems can be funny and others invoke a little bit of thought to understand." ~ Lion Obsessed "I thought he was clever and interesting
and easy to understand and relate to. I
especially liked 'Pokerface.'" - Lady Gaga - xXPants-PantsXx Thanks...
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