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Learning the Bicycle by Wyatt Prunty | Sunday, April 26, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 26th, 2015

Episode 196 of 780 episodes

The older children pedal past Stable as little gyros, spinning hard To supper, bath, and bed, until at last We also quit, silent and tired Beside the darkening yard where trees Now shadow up instead of down. Their predictable lengths can only tease Her as, head lowered, she walks her bike alone Somewhere between her... Read more »

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