Ex Libris Kirkland

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Subtitle Poems
First Written 2011
Genre Poetry
Origin US
Publisher Random House
ISBN-10 1400064929
ISBN-13 978-1400064922
My Copy library hardback
First Read October 20, 2011

Horoscopes for the Dead

I discovered / fell in love with Billy Collins' work back in college, but ever since he became Poet Laureate all his poems have seemed a little flat. Either he's just phoning it in, or it's always been a little juvenile.

Still funny, though.

Noted on October 20, 2011

[from 'Thank-You Notes']

One day, I will follow your example
and step politely out of the path
of an oncoming infant, but not right now

Quoted on October 20, 2011

[from 'Hell']

I have a feeling that it is much worse
than shopping for a mattress at a mall,

Quoted on October 20, 2011

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