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Five Wishes by Anne Porter | Tuesday, October 27, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 27th, 2015

Episode 381 of 786 episodes

I’d like to have a wild bird Perch on my hand A sparrow or A chickadee Sudden with her sharp feet And fragile daring I’d like to see again The etchings Rembrandt made Of stories from the Bible Though they’re as plain As Bethlehem’s hay A radiance fills them And I would like to visit... Read more »

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