Saturday, July 12, 2008

Bird Friends Of Poet Billy Collins Noted By Naturalist Diane Tucker

Collins Surpasses Pinsky In Bird Fan Race
How Will Upcoming Poets
Be Received By The Avian Community?

From a communique by big shots
at the Hill-Stead Museum,
scene of the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival:

See below for the list of birds Diane spotted at last's night's poetry and music performance. Hill-Stead is home to such cultured birds and cool cats.

Birds of the Poetry Festival

Well, my dear, another triumphant night of poetry to be celebrated! And here is the list of avian appreciators of the written and spoken word:

American Robin
Chimney Swift
Wood Thrush
Eastern Peewee
Chipping Sparrow
Red-Bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Mourning Dove
European Starling

Billy Collins, 13
Robert Pinsky, 11

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