Billy Collins Quote: “Humor, for me, is really a…”

Humor, for me, is really a gate of departure. It’s a way of enticing a reader into a poem so that less funny things can take place later. It really is not an end in itself, but a means to an end.

Billy Collins


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Name: Billy Collins
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: March 22, 1941
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