The world’s best ‘Give me a break’ poem

What She Said, Horoscopes for the Dead, Billy Collins. Read Houston Airport, April 2013. Related articles The Trouble with Poetry and other poems, Billy Collins (booksjadore.wordpress.com) Poetry Friday: “The Lanyard” by Billy Collins (usedbooksinclass.com) Of Rejections and Successes (dadpoet.wordpress.com) Everyday Moments Caught in Time: Billy Collins’ Poetry (goodbookscents.wordpress.com) Poems in motion: Billy Collins at TED2012 […]

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The sound of boiling eggs

St. Augustine heard the words Tolle, lege (latin for “take up and read”) spoken by a childlike voice. He understood them as a divine calling to read the Bible, which he did and then immediately converted to Christianity. To view the poem as published in The Southern Poetry Review, click here.

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