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    "I always think [W.S.] Merwin's poems will last of anyone writing today. If I had to bet on posterity I would bet Merwin. My poems could easily evaporate. So I don't know. If you find yourself as a writer thinking about posterity you should probably go out for a brisk walk or something."

    - Billy Collins,
    www.guernicamag.com, added Jan 11, 2016

    Billy Collins

    • Born: March 22, 1941
    • Occupation: Poet
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