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I have now been writing Poet’s Day for three years—one poem a week (three initially) adds up to 261 poems, and something over 100,000 words (not including the words of the poems themselves). Perhaps I’m no better than the barking dog in Billy Collins’ poem but I occasionally get a message of encouragement which makes it worth my while. This week’s poem is “Another Reason Why I Don’t Keep a Gun in the House” by Billy Collins.

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