Synopses & Reviews
In this moving and playful collection, Billy Collins touches on an array of subjects—love, death, solitude, youth, and aging—delving deeper than ever before into the intricate folds of life.
About the Author
Billy Collins is the author of eight collections of poetry, including The Trouble with Poetry
, Nine Horses
, Sailing Alone Around the Room
, Questions About Angels
, The Art of Drowning
, and Picnic, Lightning
. He is also the editor of Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry
and 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day
. A distinguished professor of English at Lehman College of the City University of New York, he was Poet Laureate of the United States from 2001 to 2003 and Poet Laureate of New York State from 2004 to 2006.
From the Hardcover edition.