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Blue by Elizabeth Poliner | Thursday, January 28, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

January 28th, 2016

Episode 476 of 787 episodes

Great Island, Harpswell, Maine Clear windy day and the ocean’s waters rush ahead singing. In the distance off the low islands the white splash of waves. The clouds, huge white puffs, stationary in the bluest air, seem unreal, as if imported and tacked up by some grand producer. Oh, the blue we live in, bright... Read more »

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