Billy Collins

Everyday moments, caught in time

15:13 •
Filmed Jan 2012 at TED2012
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Combining dry wit with artistic depth, Billy Collins shares a project in which several of his poems were turned into delightful animated films in a collaboration with Sundance Channel. Five of them are included in this wonderfully entertaining and moving talk — and don't miss the hilarious final poem!

Billy Collins
/ Poet

A two-term U.S. Poet Laureate, Billy Collins captures readers with his understated wit, profound insight — and a sense of being "hospitable."  Full bio.

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