billy collins


There are good reasons why Billy Collins is probably the most-loved U.S. Poet Laureate in recent history. For one, his poetry speaks, talks, chats us up.  It is like The Simpsons. You can zone out, read and enjoy. Or you can dig a little and discover that each word is rooted in mindful soul. Here is a great example of […]


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 ( Poetry Friday: “The Lanyard” by Billy Collins ( Of Rejections and Successes ( Everyday Moments Caught in Time: Billy Collins’ Poetry ( Poems in motion: Billy Collins at TED2012 […]