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Former U.S. Poet Laureate Cites "Looney Tunes" as Major Influence

by on June 30, 2008

An editorial in the Wall Street Journal by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins cites the Looney Tunes characters as a major influence on his work as a poet, stating that they provided, “an alternative to the static reality around me that dutifully followed the laws of the physical world.” Several excerpts of his Looney Tunes inspired poetry are included in the article.

(via Cartoon Brew)

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