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Former Poet Laureate Billy Collins On "Ambushing" Americans' "Anti-Poetry Shields"

Even if you've made a lifelong habit of ignoring poetry, you've encountered the work of Billy Collins. Maybe you saw one of his pieces while strolling through the Bronx Botanical Garden. Maybe you idly read "Grand Central" while stuck on the subway. Maybe you spotted him on the cover of the NY Times here or there. [ more › ]
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