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Comment 2 of 2, added on November 21st, 2007 at 10:42 PM.

Billy Collins is my silent mentor in the art and craft of poetry. He has no
imitators, but I'm trying hard! This poem takes an ordinary experience,
that is expressed in hyperbole, and turns it into a work of art. It is not
about the wind, but the suceptibility of humans to succumb to the obvious,
as if it were some kind of mystery! And they do it en mass!

art chapman from United States
Comment 1 of 2, added on September 17th, 2005 at 12:12 PM.

Yet another display of brilliance from Billy!

joe from United States

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Poet: Billy Collins
Poem: For Bartleby The Scrivener
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Nov 21 2007


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