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Clouds Rise like Fish by Tom Hennen | Tuesday, August 04, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 4th, 2015

Episode 296 of 786 episodes

During July on the prairie The pine tree stands alone on the main street Of a disintegrating country town. Its needles pump all day, Still it cannot turn all the passing carbon monoxide Into anything useful. On its trunk ants are stuck in the resin. From its top we can see the dark clouds In... Read more »

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