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Film, Video Poetry 180

About this Item


  • Poetry 180

Event Date

  • October 12, 2002


  • -  Billy Collins was the Library's Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2001-2002. His books of poetry include "Sailing Alone Around the Room"; "Picnic, Lightning"; "The Art of Drowning," which was a Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize finalist; "Questions About Angels," a National Poetry Series selection by Edward Hirsch; "The Apple That Astonished Paris"; "Video Poems"; and "Pokerface."

Running Time

  • 31 minutes 25 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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