Video: Billy Collins Recites The Lanyard

The parent-child relationship has proved particularly hazardous in my family lately. Consequently, Billy Collins’s wry, inspired exposition on the the asymmetrically reciprocated love between parent and progeny is especially poignant and sustentative.

Billy Collins – The Lanyard


Credit Due Department: I was alerted to this Billy Collins video by Lisa Sweet. Photo by Douglas Paul Perkins – Own work, CC BY 3.0, via Wikipedia

Note: Originally posted Jun 13, 2010 at, a predecessor of

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