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Guide to the Other Gallery by Dana Gioia | Friday, February 26, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 26th, 2016

Episode 506 of 748 episodes

This is the hall of broken limbs Where splintered marble athletes lie Beside the arms of cherubim. Nothing is ever thrown away. These butterflies are set in rows. So small and gray inside their case They look alike now. I suppose Death makes most creatures commonplace. These portraits here of the unknown Are hung three... Read more »

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