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Autumn Song by Daniel Mark Epstein | Wednesday, October 05, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 5th, 2016

Episode 730 of 786 episodes

Little flower, you live in constant danger: Likely to be crushed under foot or torn by wind, Sun-scorched or gobbled by a goat. These October days streaked with regrets and tears Are like you, brindled flower, as they bloom And fade, harried by heat as much as by the cold. Our ship sets out to... Read more »

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