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For a Friend Lying in Intensive Care Waiting for Her White Blood Cells to Rejuvenate After a Bone Marrow Transplant by Barbara Crooker | Saturday, March 19, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

March 19th, 2016

Episode 528 of 748 episodes

The jonquils. They come back. They split the earth with their green swords, bearing cups of light. The forsythia comes back, spraying its thin whips with blossom, one loud yellow shout. The robins. They come back. They pull the sun on the silver thread of their song. The irises come back. They dance in the... Read more »