In the month between an epic Odyssey study and Julius Caesar, my 105 seniors and I are "doing" poetry. It's three months before graduation.
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TWO THANKSGIVING POEMS
BY BILLY COLLINS
Reprinted with permission from "The Dreadest Feast: Writers on Enduring the Holidays" published by Stewart, ...
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