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Analysis and comments on Picnic, Lightning by Billy Collins

Comment 3 of 3, added on January 3rd, 2006 at 9:36 PM.

It should be noted that this poem refers to a passage in Nabokov's Lolita.

Anonymous from United States
Comment 2 of 3, added on September 8th, 2005 at 8:00 PM.

My Poem- I think you will enjoy this very much
The bitter winds, bitterly biting at my boots
the summer sun sizzling my soft drink
the spring sunlight, sighing in awe of the separation
and the wonderful winter winds weighing their worries
eat me mind, o seasons
eat me whole

joodie from Bulgaria
Comment 1 of 3, added on September 8th, 2005 at 6:43 PM.

Well, since no one has commented on this poem before, Imight as well start
it off. I think that the imagery is absolutely fantastic. Moreover, this
captivating flow of thoughts, exhibits the speaker's realization of his own

Bobby G from Chile

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Poet: Billy Collins
Poem: Picnic, Lightning
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Sep 8 2005

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