03/19/2010

The ball is gone.
Now only the clinking
of the dragged chain with every step.

BIO:

Billy Collins served two terms as U.S. Poet Laureate. His latest collection of poems is Ballistics. He is a Distinguished Professor of English at Lehman College, CUNY.
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