Billy Collins with Paul Holdengräber: Ramblin Man

Fri. Mar 16, 2018 at 7:00pm EDT
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Poetry, to Billy Collins, is a journey, “the result of many contrivances ranging from rhetorical modulations to leaps of fanciful conjuring and sudden shifts in time and space...Poetry invites us to travel into new realms...Insofar as it is the only history we have of the human heart, poetry can carry us into the history of feeling and connect us to that largest of communities.” The former Poet Laureate and NYPL Library Lion will take you on a journey up and down the meter and verse of his own poetic life.

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Wachenheim Trustees Room The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 42nd Street & 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
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