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By A Swimming Pool Outside Syracusa - Poem by Billy Collins

All afternoon I have been struggling to communicate in Italian with Roberto and Giuseppe, who have begun to resemble the two male characters in my Italian for Beginners, the ones who are always shopping or inquiring about the times of trains, and now I can hardly speak or write English.


Comments about By A Swimming Pool Outside Syracusa by Billy Collins

  • Gold Star - 99,354 Points Susan Williams (12/19/2015 10:55:00 PM)

    Now that is awesome how he trusts the reader to understand without having to have it broke down in words of one syllable! Great understatement and humor (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Max Gita (11/24/2011 9:08:00 AM)

    here we are, just imagine the scene with roberto and giuseppe, chissà che si saranno detti, but this poem so humorous is quite serious reflection about language, instead (and great laughing pleasure, also) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Anna Johnson (8/19/2011 11:58:00 PM)

    And this site has the copyright license to publish Collins' poems, I take it? Saying 'we'll take it down if he asks us to' is to act in bad faith. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Swimming

  1. 1. By A Swimming Pool Outside Syracusa , Billy Collins
  2. 2. A Lesson In Swimming*. , surya surya
  3. 3. 'Swimming With A Shark' , Bernard Snyder
  4. 4. Written After Swimming From Sestos To Ab.. , George Gordon Byron
  5. 5. Swimming The Past Time , Unwritten Soul
  6. 6. The Days When We Went Swimming , Henry Lawson
  7. 7. Swimming , Lonnie Hicks
  8. 8. Swimming , Mao Zedong
  9. 9. Swimming , Casey Noe
  10. 10. Swimming Lessons (Limerick) , Kelly Kurt
  11. 11. Swimming Experience , Muzahidul Reza
  12. 12. Swimming Fish , cherassery damodaran binish
  13. 13. Not Swimming But Crawling! (Don'T Laugh) , Geetha Jayakumar
  14. 14. Swimming Race , Pia's Poems
  15. 15. Swimming In Sand , Diane Hine
  16. 16. Swimming Sport. , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  17. 17. We Are Swimming In New Day , Kumarmani Mahakul
  18. 18. Swimming Hopes , Kumarmani Mahakul
  19. 19. I Swim In A Swimming Pool This Afternoon , NHIEN NGUYEN MD
  20. 20. With Emma At The Ladies-Only Swimming Po.. , Linda Gregerson
  21. 21. Swimming Against The Currents Is Unwelcome , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  22. 22. The Pretty Sea And The Swimming Pool , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  23. 23. Swimming , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  24. 24. The Salmon Are Swimming Upriver , Francis Duggan
  25. 25. Swimming With The River's Rage , RIC S. BASTASA
  26. 26. Swimming Distilled Experiences , Terence George Craddock (aft ..
  27. 27. Swimming , gajanan mishra
  28. 28. Poems Swimming In My Mind , Terence George Craddock (aft ..
  29. 29. Swimming Against The Current Is Risky , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  30. 30. Just Keep Swimming , Joline Gordon
  31. 31. Swimming My Tomorrows , Robert Rorabeck
  32. 32. Swimming With The Dark Queen , RIC S. BASTASA
  33. 33. Swimming , john tiong chunghoo
  34. 34. 'Swimming In A Sea Of Tears' , Linda Winchell
  35. 35. Swimming In Mind Metaphors , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  36. 36. Swimming In Bedlam Park. , Terry Collett
  37. 37. Swimming In Tears , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  38. 38. Five Dolphin Swimming Off The Bow Of My .. , Patrick White
  39. 39. I Am Swimming Away (Revised) , Margaret Alice Second
  40. 40. Swimming With The Stars , Randy McClave
  41. 41. Swimming For Their Very Own Occupation , Robert Rorabeck
  42. 42. Swimming In Word Streams , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  43. 43. In The Swimming Pool In The Park , Terry Collett
  44. 44. Swimming, Below Zero... , Mark Heathcote
  45. 45. There Is A Swimming Pool In A Small Town.. , Gert Strydom
  46. 46. Swimming In The Rain , Jojoba Mansell
  47. 47. Float, If Not Swimming , Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  48. 48. Swimming In Light , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  49. 49. Some Snakes Are Swimming In Drain , Asif Andalib
  50. 50. 079. Swimming On A Chimpanzee , John Westlake
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