Billy Collins

(22 March 1941 - / New York City)

Fishing On The Susquehanna In July


I have never been fishing on the Susquehanna
or on any river for that matter
to be perfectly honest.
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  • Bronze Star - 5,558 Points Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (9/28/2014 5:54:00 PM)

    Nice description of a painting..I guess you very inspired by another artist's works..makes that person a Muse..I enjoy your poetry.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 58 Points Brian Jani (5/17/2014 2:49:00 PM)

    Billy A beautifully written poem. Keep it up (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,411 Points * Sunprincess * (3/19/2014 11:01:00 AM)

    ........my favourite stanzas...enjoyed much..
    under a blue cloud-ruffled sky,
    dense trees along the banks,
    and a fellow with a red bandana

    sitting in a small, green
    flat-bottom boat
    holding the thin whip of a pole. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Gale (3/18/2006 8:42:00 PM)

    Nicely done and so much fun. Good poem and best regards-Mike Gale. (Report) Reply

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