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6 by Gary Snyder | Saturday, May 21, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 21st, 2016

Episode 591 of 783 episodes

“In that year, 1914, we lived on the farm And the relatives lived with us. A banner year for wild blackberries Dad was crazy about wild blackberries No berries like that now. You know Kitsap County was logged before The turn of the century—it was easiest of all, Close to water, virgin timber, When I... Read more »

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