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Nine Horses, Billy Collins’s first book of new poems since Picnic, Lightning in 1998, is the latest curve in the phenomenal trajectory of this poet’s career. Already in his forties when he debuted with a full-length book, The Apple That Astonished Paris, Collins has become the first poet since Robert Frost to combine high critical acclaim with broad popular appeal. And, as if to crown this success, he was appointed Poet Laureate of the United States for 2001–2002, and reappointed for 2002–2003.

What accounts for this remarkable achievement is the poems themselves, quiet meditations grounded in everyday life that ascend effortlessly into eye-opening imaginative realms. These new poems, in which Collins continues his delicate negotiations between the clear and the mysterious, the comic and the elegiac, are sure to sustain and increase his audience of avid readers.

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This is poet Billy Collins first collection of new poems in four years, and it follows on the heels of the runaway success of "Sailing Alone Around the Room."

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375503818
Author:
Collins, Billy
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Poetry, modern
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
107-8
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
120 p.
Dimensions:
8.54x5.68x.65 in. .63 lbs.

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