The Death of Allegory
Billy Collins, “The Death of Allegory” from Questions about Angels. Copyright © 1991 by Billy Collins. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Reprinted with the permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press, www.pitt.edu/~press/.
Source: Poetry (January 1990).
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This poem originally appeared in the January 1990 issue of Poetry magazine
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- Snow Day
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