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Analysis and comments on Litany by Billy Collins

Comment 2 of 2, added on August 24th, 2010 at 2:26 PM.
Billy Collins' "Litany"

I got the impression that he was contrasting life with his spouse, with
that of the other great love of his life--the one who first taught him how
to truly love, even if sometimes by default.

Carol from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on April 29th, 2007 at 6:28 AM.

funny, I was thinking this was a more humorous poem because I remembered it
as Billy Collins teasing that she was not the bread and I came back to
laugh and say, You know damn well she is the bread, Billy Collins! But how
she went from a salty little laugenbrötchen to a crusty old baguette, God
only knows.

ea

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Poet: Billy Collins
Poem: Litany
Volume: Harpers
Added: Feb 20 2003
Viewed: 58 times
Poem of the Day: Oct 19 2012


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