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Late October Camping in the Sawtooths by Gary Snyder | Sunday, October 16, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 16th, 2016

Episode 741 of 787 episodes

Sunlight climbs the snowpeak glowing pale red Cold sinks into the gorge shadows merge. Building a fire of pine twigs at the foot of a cliff, Drinking hot tea from a tin cup in the chill air— Pull on sweater and roll a smoke. a leaf beyond fire Sparkles with nightfall frost.

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