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April in Maine by May Sarton | Friday, April 01, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 1st, 2016

Episode 541 of 782 episodes

The days are cold and brown, Brown fields, no sign of green, Brown twigs, not even swelling, And dirty snow in the woods. But as the dark flows in The tree frogs begin Their shrill sweet singing, And we lie on our beds Through the ecstatic night, Wide awake, cracked open. There will be no... Read more »

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