Poetry Discussion with Janet Krauss: The Poetry of Billy Collins

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Please join us as Janet Krauss leads a discussion of several poems by former Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins. The poems are all freely available on the website of the Poetry Foundation. Here are the titles: The Afterlife, Aimless Love, Books, Boyhood, Forgetfulness, and Introduction to Poetry. And here is the link to the website where you can read the poems: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/billy-collins

No charge for the program. Advance registration required. Register online in order to receive the Zoom session invitation link. Please email Michael Bellacosa at mbellacosa@wiltonlibrary.org with any questions.

Janet Krauss - who has two books of poetry published, Borrowed Scenery (Yuganta Press) and Through the Trees of Autumn (Spartina Press) - has recently retired from teaching English at Fairfield University. Her mission is to help and guide Bridgeport’s  young children through her teaching creative writing, leading book clubs and reading to and engaging a kindergarten class. As a poet, she co-directs the poetry program of the Black Rock Art Guild. She has been published five times in Amethyst Review.

Event Type(s): Online Event
Age Group(s): Adults

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