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"Rowing across eternity in their glass-bottomed boats..." | 30-Jun-05

"Rowing across eternity in their glass-bottomed boats...
we look up and they think we are smiling at them...
they fall silent waiting for us to close our eyes.."

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The poem is by Billy Collins - not sure what it's called - I'm trying to find out myself. Jo Brand read the poem at the Trafalger Square vigil held last night for the London bombings
helen boseley

The Dead, by Billy Collins, from his 1991 collection Questions About Angels, and included in Taking Off Emily Dickinson's Clothes (Picador, 2000).
John Bevis

This is a Billy Collins poem called The Dead
Allison Hamilos

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