Subject and verb NOT agreeing why?????

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Hi,I read an article saying: "William's poems talks about love, inspiration and grace" is this correct?shouldnt it be: ""William's poems talk about love, inspiration and grace"Please explainThank you

912 asked Oct 22 '12 at 15:39 debi New member

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it depends if william's poems is reffered to a collection of his poems then it is single but if it is the opposite it is diffrent?

link answered Oct 23 '12 at 07:35 debi New member

Poems is always a plural count noun and can never be considered a singular collective noun (but poetry can). See http://answers.grammarly.com/questions/8412-o-i-am-so-confused-now-please-help/#answer_11601

Jeff PribylOct 23 '12 at 13:15

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