Billy Collins

Billy Collins’s books of poetry include Questions About Angels, The Art of Drowning, Sailing Alone around the Room, Nine Horses, The Trouble With Poetry and Other Poems, Ballistics, Horoscopes for the Dead and Picnic, Lightning. His two most recent books, Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems 2003 – 2013 and The Rain in Portugal are New York Times bestsellers. He served as United States Poet Laureate (2001-03) and New York State Poet (2004-06).  He was recently inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
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