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On the Shortest Days by Joyce Sutphen | Thursday, October 15, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 15th, 2015

Episode 369 of 994 episodes

At almost four in the afternoon, the wind picks up and sifts through the golden woods. The tree trunks bronze and redden, branches on fire in the heavy sky that flickers with the disappearing sun. I wonder what I owe the fading day, why I keep my place at this dark desk by the window... Read more »

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