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Boy at the Window by Richard Wilbur | Tuesday, March 01, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

March 1st, 2016

Episode 510 of 787 episodes

Seeing the snowman standing all alone In dusk and cold is more than he can bear. The small boy weeps to hear the wind prepare A night of gnashings and enormous moan. His tearful sight can hardly reach to where The pale-faced figure with bitumen eyes Returns him such a god-forsaken stare As outcast Adam... Read more »

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