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Today's poem is "Death Valley"

from Five Points

Billy Collins tenth collection, Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems 20032013, will be published later this year.

Other poems by Billy Collins in Verse Daily:
June 2, 2009:   "Questions about Birds" "I am going to sit down on a rock near some water..."
February 21, 2009:   "The Pencil" "I held the pencil so lightly today..."
July 21, 2008:   "(detail)" "It was getting late in the year..."
March 3, 2007:   "China" "I am an ant inside a blue bowl..."

Books by Billy Collins:

Billy Collins's Home Page.

Billy Collins according to Wikipedia.

About Five Points:

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Other poems by Five Points in Verse Daily:
February 7, 2011:   "Casals" by Gerald Stern
September 8, 2010:   "Converted Church" by Medbh McGuckian
December 15, 2009:   "The Opening" by Philip Schultz
May 14, 2009:   "Contentment" by Jane Hirshfield
May 12, 2009:   "Storm Catechism" by Kim Addonizio
November 19, 2008:   "Guess Work" by Christopher Buckley
November 18, 2008:   "When I Was the Muse" by Kate Daniels
November 17, 2008:   "Dog & Father" by Sam Pereira
May 26, 2008:   "Death by Wind" by Gerald Stern
November 11, 2007:   "Disciplines" by Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks
November 7, 2007:   "Heart Poem" by Mary Oliver
November 5, 2007:   "Easeful Death" by Kim Addonizio
March 18, 2006:   "After a Month of Rain" by Linda Pastan
October 28, 2005:   "Gone" by Malena Mörling
October 27, 2005:   "Fears" Rodney Jones
October 26, 2005:   "Flamingo Film" Dave Smith
October 24, 2005:   "October Storm" David Baker
May 8, 2005:  "Riding" Robert W. Hill
May 5, 2005:  "Vessel" Cecily Parks
May 2, 2005:  "Heavenly" Mary Oliver
October 23, 2004:  "Unsound Ship" by Medbh McGuckian
September 19, 2003:  "No Shelter" by Ann Townsend

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