From the Archives: Poet Billy Collins Muses on 'Aimless Love'

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The New York Times has called him "the most popular poet in America." Former two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins made a name for himself with poems about falling in love and aging, and that reflect the beauty and poignance of everyday life. His latest collection, "Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems," includes work from four of his previously published collections as well as 50 new pieces.


Billy Collins, distinguished professor of English at Lehman College; former U.S. Poet Laureate from 2001-2003; and author of over a dozen books, including "The Art of Drowning," "Nine Horses" and most recently, "Aimless Love"