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Ballistics - Billy Collins
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781400064915 (1400064910)
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 128
Edition language: English
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NotYourAverageJenn rated it
4.0 Ballistics: Poems
Billy Collins poetry feels effortless, but beneath the surface is always something stronger, more precise, calculated. Whenever I read Collins I find myself smiling, just near the end, when his effort pays off. Smiled a lot reading this book.
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Austen to Zafón rated it
I'm not sure if I liked this collection less than previous ones because Collins' style has become somewhat predictable for me, or if these poems really do lack the oomph of his earlier work. If this were the first book of his I had read, I might have been more startled by his word-play, his punchlin...
DaringPeg rated it
A wonder glimpse into Collins' mind and a beautiful read that makes one delve into one's own mind.
ginamonge rated it
5.0 Ballistics: Poems
My favorite poem in this collection is "Hippos on Holiday"!
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