I am entranced with his poetry and this is a wonderful book...we are reading it in our book club.
Collins makes us stop and focus on one thing at a time, and then gently throws in a thought that makes us reconsider, usually with a smile.
His ability to write very personal poems that still manage to draw in the reader and be accessible is amazing.
I am of the opinion that poetry should be accessible to all readers (not just those who share the artistic sensibility of the poet), and it should present, in a logical and... Read morePublished 11 days ago by Craig M. Welsch
there were several jewels in this book.
I have shared them with friends.
I have laughed out loud.
thank you Billy.
Billy Collins is a genius. His writing is incisive and his poetry totally engaging in an analyisi of the modern condition. No wonder he was Poet Laureate.Published 2 months ago by Reading Roo
Mr. Collins poetry is used here to clarify for us the meaning of the term empathy. You might cry, you might laugh or anger, but you will be doing it with him.Published 3 months ago by Walter Gerton
As with all of Billy Collins' poetry, this collection stimulates your creativity, your mind and your heart.Published 4 months ago by Charlotte Friedland
I've never selected a book of poetry to read for fun. I'm so glad I did. Billy Collins is wonderful and I thoroughly enjoyed this book!Published 5 months ago by Rhonda Leese