Lyrical and often whimsical poetry. He has a special way of interpreting things and expressing his feelings into words.
It touches my heart.
"I wondered about you
when you told me never to leave
a box of wooden, strike-anywhere matches
lying around the house because the mice
might get into... Read more
Billy Collins has served of USA Poet Laureate. This mans poetry reminds me a bit of Robert Frost's but with a more modern sensibility. Fascinating and easily read aloud.Published 3 months ago by Karen S
You no longer have to avoid poetry with Billy Collins as the poet. His poetry is readable and enjoyable on the surface as well as intelligent and full of meaning for thought... Read morePublished 12 months ago by D. Trimble
Billy Collins' writing gives the reader a chance to explore life in prose and through the poet's pen, sharing his thoughts and experiences.Published 17 months ago by Rosanna L. Gowan
This book inspired me to write poetry. This is my favorite poetry book from my favorite poet. Several of my favorite poems of all time are in this book. Get it!Published 20 months ago by Munnch
I didn't used to be a fan of Billy Collins but I have been won over. He's not only a poet's poet, his delightful work is accessible for people who would not normal read poetry.Published 22 months ago by betaverse
This is a fantastic book of poetry by Billy Collins. Buy it, read it, and love it. His work is very perceptual, observational, and honest. :)Published on May 14, 2009 by Jeremy W. Simmons