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Analysis and comments on Dear Reader by Billy Collins

Comment 5 of 5, added on May 31st, 2013 at 11:11 AM.

Posts like this make the inetrnet such a treasure trove

Lakeisha from Nicaragua
Comment 4 of 5, added on November 24th, 2011 at 3:02 AM.
Sangat instruktif

apa yang saya cari, terima kasih

Drossispecige from United States
Comment 3 of 5, added on May 17th, 2010 at 9:59 AM.
Saya setuju

mengapa tidak:)

fannexarbikib-tool from United States
Comment 2 of 5, added on December 7th, 2008 at 10:05 PM.

I love this poem, and I'm translating in into Indonesian. Here are the two

Pembaca Budiman

Baudelaire menganggapmu saudaranya,
dan Fielding menyapamu setiap beberapa paragraf
seolah memastikan kau belum menutup bukunya,
dan kini aku menyapamu lagi, wahai hantu yang perhatian,
kau sosok gelap pendiam yang menghadang
di ambang kata-kata ini.

Pope menyambutmu di terang perpustakaannya,
mengambil Ovid bersampul kulit untuk kau lihat.
Tennyson mengangkat palang pintu menuju taman apung,
dan bersama Yeats kau sandari pohon pear patah,
hari digelayuti awan rendah.

Wawan Eko Yulianto from Indonesia
Comment 1 of 5, added on March 18th, 2005 at 6:38 PM.

A poem, simple and at the same time profound.

Rao from United States

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Poet: Billy Collins
Poem: Dear Reader
Added: Feb 20 2003
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