Winter Poems: No.3 Snow Day by Billy Collins

Poem no. 3 for my winter series is ‘Snow Day’ by Billy Collins.

and it’s a wonderful example of what makes Collins’ poems accessible, conversational and often, ‘quirky’.

I began reading lots of Billy Collins last year and haven’t stopped since. I recently enjoyed his Poetry MasterClass which I highly recommend.

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Winter Poems: No. 1 White-Eyes by Mary Oliver

The tree is up, mulled wine stewed, and I’ve been enjoying my favourite Christmas playlists to get into the festive spirit.

The Tree this year!
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(Poem) Ars Poetica #100: I Believe – Elizabeth Alexander

Term time is fast approaching, and I’m itching to get started with the second year of my MA in Creative Writing.

Be still Gentle Kind cover

First year flew by, as they said it would. I gave it my all, and remained curious and grateful to be in a position where I could spend time working with my creative muscle, feeling challenged and inspired.

This poem by Elizabeth Alexander appeared in my reading list for the year ahead, and I was so taken with it I wanted to share it on the blog.

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