Cartoons & Poetry

Heard a really interesting story on Weekend America this past weekend.  Two-time US Poet Laureate, Billy Collins, talks about Looney Tunes’ influence on him, and shares some poetry to that effect.

A sample:


Happy only

when he is gardening alone

far from conversation

and the terrible stammering

far from Petunia, nag and tease

just resting on a hoe


as he contemplates

the blue background of his flat world —

a Zen pig.

Go check it out!

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