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Before Dawn in October by Julia Kasdorf | Saturday, October 31, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 31st, 2015

Episode 385 of 785 episodes

The window frame catches a draft that smells of dead leaves and wet street, and I wrap arms around my knees, look down on these small breasts, so my spine forms a curve as perfect as the rim of the moon. I want to tell the man sleeping curled as a child beside me that... Read more »

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