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Ice Cream Stop by Shel Silverstein | Sunday, September 25, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 25th, 2016

Episode 720 of 786 episodes

The circus train made an ice cream stop At the fifty-two-flavor ice cream stand. The animals all got off the train And walked right up to the ice cream man. “I’ll take Vanilla,” yelled the gorilla. “I’ll take Chocolate,” shouted the ocelot. “I’ll take the Strawberry,” chirped the canary. “Rocky Road,” croaked the toad. “Lemon... Read more »

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