Lit rec #171: “It is time to float on the waters of the night. Time to wrap my arms around this book and press it to my chest, life preserver in a sea of unremarkable men and women, anonymous faces on the street, a hundred thousand unalphabetized things, a million forgotten hours.” (1998)

Conversational, witty. Poems about lingerie. Single-handedly brought poetry into the mainstream. PICNIC, LIGHTNING by Billy Collins.

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