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Hope and Love by Jane Hirshfield | Monday, February 15, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 15th, 2016

Episode 495 of 788 episodes

All winter the blue heron slept among the horses. I do not know the custom of herons, do not know if the solitary habit is their way, or if he listened for some missing one— not knowing even that was what he did— in the blowing sounds in the dark, I know that hope is... Read more »

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