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In the Library by Charles Simic | Sunday, May 10, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 10th, 2015

Episode 210 of 781 episodes

There’s a book called A Dictionary of Angels. No one had opened it in fifty years, I know, because when I did, The covers creaked, the pages Crumbled. There I discovered The angels were once as plentiful As species of flies. The sky at dusk Used to be thick with them. You had to wave... Read more »

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