Billy Collins Quote: “I think what gets a poem…”

I think what gets a poem going is an initiating line. Sometimes a first line will occur, and it goes nowhere; but other times – and this, I think, is a sense you develop – I can tell that the line wants to continue.

Billy Collins


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