Whale day : and other poems

"Billy Collins's thirteenth collection, and first in four years, contains more than fifty new poems that showcase the playfulness, wit, and wisdom that have made him one of our most celebrated and widely read poets. This collection covers many themes, including Collins's profound insi...

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Main Author: Collins, Billy (Author)
Language:English
Edition:First edition.
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Summary:"Billy Collins's thirteenth collection, and first in four years, contains more than fifty new poems that showcase the playfulness, wit, and wisdom that have made him one of our most celebrated and widely read poets. This collection covers many themes, including Collins's profound insights on aging and mortality"--
Physical Description:xvii, 115 pages ; 22 cm
Published: New York : Random House, [2020]
ISBN:9780399589751
0399589759
9780593241134
0593241134
Table of Contents:
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  • Walking My Seventy-Five-Year-Old Dog
  • Contemporary Americans
  • Paris in May
  • And It's Raining Outside, Which Always Adds
  • Life Expectancy
  • Sleeping on My Side
  • The Floors of Bonnard
  • Down on the Farm
  • Imperial Garden
  • Mice
  • Prospect
  • Evening Wind
  • Whiskers
  • Walking Under the Trees
  • Whale Day
  • Two
  • The Wild Barnacle
  • Objectivity
  • Banana School
  • Identity
  • Arizona
  • Irish Spider
  • Listening to Hank Mobley Around n O'Clock
  • After a Long Fun Boozy Dinner, the Four of Us, at Captain Pig's, Our Favorite Restaurant in Town The Card Players
  • Vivace!
  • A Terrible Beauty
  • Duck Blind
  • She's Gone
  • Downpour
  • Three
  • Safe Travels
  • Hawaii
  • The Emperor of Ice Cubes
  • I Am Not Italian
  • The Symphony Orchestra of San Miguel de Allende
  • Dublin
  • Cremation
  • Lakeside Cottage: Ontario
  • The Convergence of My Parents
  • Dreaming of the Middle Ages
  • The Yellow Wood
  • My Funeral
  • The Pregnant Man
  • Architecture at 3:30 A.M.
  • The Garland
  • Four
  • Me First
  • A Sight
  • Air Sax
  • English Roses
  • On the Deaths of Friends
  • Cupid
  • Talking to Myself
  • Ireland Floating on a Map of the World
  • The Flash Card
  • Anniversary
  • Early People
  • My Father's Office, John Street, New York City, 1953
  • April 21st
  • Massage
  • Hotel Rex
  • Going for a Walk as the Drugs Kick In.