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Poet Billy Collins


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Billy Collins reads a poem during the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song Gala on May 23, 2007 in Washington, D.C.
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Billy Collins reads a poem during the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize For Popular Song Gala on May 23, 2007 in Washington, D.C.

English professor and former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins has been dubbed "the most popular poet in America." He joins Michael Krasny to discuss his new anthology, "Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems."

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Billy Collins, former U.S. poet laureate, distinguished professor of English at Lehman College in the Bronx and author of over a dozen books, including "The Art of Drowning" and "Nine Horses"

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