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Whale Day And Other Poems Billy Collins Random House Billy Collins is a living legend in (and of) American letter. Poet Laureate in the immediate post-911 years. Professor handing on his advice to new generations. And a prolific publishing presence still. There’s warmth and wisdom in Collins’ poems.
Welcome to episode 130 of Sweetman Podcast with support from our sponsors – T Leaf T, Yeastie Boys and La Petite Chocolat. It’s Poetry Day! So I had a chat with Bill Manhire. We had in fact planned this for last year’s Poetry Day but I dropped the ball I guess, got behind, I can’t quite remember…but I do know I’ve […]
Jesse Sheehan MOON Saturday, April 11 I may have jumped the gun a tad, when I reviewed Jesse Sheehan’s last EP but it’s only because I care. It was obvious there, and in early performances – and then far more clear in seeing him as part of Neil Finn’s band – that this young guy […]