Billy Collins

(22 March 1941 - / New York City)

Invention - Poem by Billy Collins

Tonight the moon is a cracker,
with a bite out of it
floating in the night,
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Comments about Invention by Billy Collins

  • Gandalf The Grey (8/24/2016 11:36:00 AM)


    Nice representation of the various shapes or positions of the moon in a deliberate way.I like it (Report) Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (8/24/2016 8:30:00 AM)


    The poem presents a wonderful landscape of night sky with studded with moon and stars in attendance. It also reflects a philosophy of life. Thanks for sharing the poem, Billy Collins.
    and I will have a few nights / to myself / a little time to rest my jittery pen.
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (8/24/2016 5:23:00 AM)


    Floating in the night with the muse of nature! ! Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • (8/24/2016 5:22:00 AM)


    Beautifully envisioned amazing fantasy. Thanks for sharing it here. (Report) Reply

  • (7/20/2011 8:36:00 PM)


    Wonderful fantasy. I have to write 20 characters (though Kyle didn't, I so hate injustice) so I will say it again. Wonderful fantasy. (Report) Reply

  • (6/28/2008 9:28:00 PM)


    nice write. (Report) Reply








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