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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 - 108,399 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 Experience , Muzahidul Reza
  4. 4. 'Swimming With A Shark' , Bernard Snyder
  5. 5. Written After Swimming From Sestos To Ab.. , George Gordon Byron
  6. 6. Swimming The Past Time , Unwritten Soul
  7. 7. Swimming , Lonnie Hicks
  8. 8. Swimming , Mao Zedong
  9. 9. The Days When We Went Swimming , Henry Lawson
  10. 10. Swimming , Casey Noe
  11. 11. Swimming Lessons (Limerick) , Kelly Kurt
  12. 12. Swimming Fish , cherassery damodaran binish
  13. 13. Swimming In Sand , Diane Hine
  14. 14. Swimming Sport. , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  15. 15. We Are Swimming In New Day , Kumarmani Mahakul
  16. 16. Swimming Hopes , Kumarmani Mahakul
  17. 17. I Swim In A Swimming Pool This Afternoon , NHIEN NGUYEN MD
  18. 18. With Emma At The Ladies-Only Swimming Po.. , Linda Gregerson
  19. 19. Swimming Against The Currents Is Unwelcome , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  20. 20. The Pretty Sea And The Swimming Pool , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  21. 21. Swimming , Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  22. 22. The Salmon Are Swimming Upriver , Francis Duggan
  23. 23. Swimming Race , Pia's Poems
  24. 24. Swimming With The River's Rage , RIC S. BASTASA
  25. 25. Swimming Distilled Experiences , Terence George Craddock (aft ..
  26. 26. Swimming , gajanan mishra
  27. 27. Poems Swimming In My Mind , Terence George Craddock (aft ..
  28. 28. Swimming Against The Current Is Risky , MOHAMMAD SKATI
  29. 29. Swimming My Tomorrows , Robert Rorabeck
  30. 30. Swimming With The Dark Queen , RIC S. BASTASA
  31. 31. Swimming , john tiong chunghoo
  32. 32. 'Swimming In A Sea Of Tears' , Linda Winchell
  33. 33. Swimming In Mind Metaphors , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  34. 34. Swimming In Bedlam Park. , Terry Collett
  35. 35. Just Keep Swimming , Joline Gordon
  36. 36. Five Dolphin Swimming Off The Bow Of My .. , Patrick White
  37. 37. I Am Swimming Away (Revised) , Margaret Alice Second
  38. 38. Swimming With The Stars , Randy McClave
  39. 39. Swimming In Tears , RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  40. 40. Swimming For Their Very Own Occupation , Robert Rorabeck
  41. 41. Swimming In Word Streams , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  42. 42. In The Swimming Pool In The Park , Terry Collett
  43. 43. Swimming, Below Zero... , Mark Heathcote
  44. 44. There Is A Swimming Pool In A Small Town.. , Gert Strydom
  45. 45. Float, If Not Swimming , Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  46. 46. Swimming In Light , Terence George Craddock (Spe ..
  47. 47. Some Snakes Are Swimming In Drain , Asif Andalib
  48. 48. 079. Swimming On A Chimpanzee , John Westlake
  49. 49. The Swimming Peace , Naveed Akram
  50. 50. Swimming Reptile , Naveed Akram
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