This is just too cool. Father Philip links to a whole slew of animated video clips. I’m pretty sure the voice on all of them is Billy Collins. I have a cd of The Best Cigarette, Collins reading some of his own work. The voice sounds the same.
A word of caution: Not all of these poems are suitable for children (I know “The Best Cigarette” has some adult content and can’t swear as to the rating of all of the others either), so please screen them with headphones before playing them for the kiddos.
Of all the poems he linked to, I think “Forgetfulness” is perhaps my favorite:
or maybe “The Country”: