Monday, October 6, 2014

Billy Collins on leadership

Even if I hadn't been taught to hate poetry in high school, still I would love former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins for a line I heard him deliver once in a radio interview: "Meeting your favorite author is one of life's most reliable disappointments." If that doesn't deserve a Kewpie doll, I don't know what does.

Oh yeah, and his poetry is not self-importantly abstruse.

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