Billy Collins Quote: “I am increasingly attracted to restricting…”

I am increasingly attracted to restricting possibility in the poem by inflicting a form upon yourself. Once you impose some formal pattern on yourself, then the poem is pushing back. I think good poems are often the result of that kind of wrestling with the form.

Billy Collins


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