Tag Archives: Billy Collins

Forgetfulness 0

as if, one by one, the memories you used to harbor
decided to retire to the southern hemisphere of the brain,
to a little fishing village where there are no phones.

Marginalia 0

If I could just get my hands on you,
Kierkegaard, or Conor Cruise O’Brien,
they seem to say,

Litany 0

You are the bread and the knife
The crystal goblet and the wine…