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Morning in May by Rosalind Brackenbury | Wednesday, May 06, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 6th, 2015

Episode 206 of 898 episodes

Grass grows in the night and early the mockingbirds begin their fleet courtships over puddles, upon wires, in the new green of the Spanish limes. Their white-striped wings flash as they flirt and dive. Wind in the chimes pulls music from the air, the sky’s cleared of its vast complications. In the pause before summer,... Read more »

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