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Country Fair by Charles Simic | Monday, May 09, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 9th, 2016

Episode 579 of 789 episodes

If you didn’t see the six-legged dog, It doesn’t matter. We did, and he mostly lay in the corner. As for the extra legs, One got used to them quickly And thought of other things. Like, what a cold, dark night To be out at the fair. Then the keeper threw a stick And the... Read more »

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