Poetry reponse - introduction to poetry - free download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online for free. Billy collins, introduction to poetry from the apple that astonished paris copyright 1988, 1996 by billy collins used by permission of the university of arkansas. Brief summary of the poem introduction to poetry. The poem “introduction to poetry” is by billy collins, an english poet, and it is about how teachers often force students to over-analyze poetry and to try.
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