Billy Collins Quote: “Listeners are kind of ambushed… if…”

Listeners are kind of ambushed… if a poem just happens to be said when they’re listening to the radio. The listener doesn’t have time to deploy what I call their ‘poetry deflector shields’ that were installed in high school – there’s little time to resist the poem.

Billy Collins


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