Tagged: Billy Collins

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Annotating Books: A Roundup

Today’s roundup focuses on the importance of annotating a book. I first learned the skill of marking in books from┬áMortimer Adler, who writes: There are three kinds of book owners. The first has all...

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Poem a Day Project Breathes New Life into Poetry

Poetry isn’t dead, it’s just been beaten into submission. That seems to be the fear of poet Billy Collins in his poem “Introduction to Poetry.” To breathe life into poetry, Collins and the Library...

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How to Bring Poetry to Life in Your Classroom

Overcoming students’ prejudices against poetry can be one of the most difficult challenges a literature teacher faces. Fortunately, The Poetry Archive has the tools you need to break the anti-poetry frame of mind. The...