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Not Naked on the Bed by Timothy Young | Saturday, May 28, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 28th, 2016

Episode 598 of 788 episodes

Your beauty, nude not naked on the bed, is far more a gift than I ever expected. I watch languor recline 1n your wise grey eyes while slate hummingbirds carved as earrings dangle from golden hooks. I quiver in your breath and the ceiling fan halts in that instant. We look at one another with... Read more »

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