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Passing Time in Skansen by Kenneth Koch | Friday, August 05, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 5th, 2016

Episode 668 of 787 episodes

I went dancing in Stockholm at a public dancing place Out-of-doors. It was a beautiful summer evening, Summer as it could only come in Sweden in nineteen-fifty. You had to be young to go there. Or maybe you could be old. But I didn’t even see old people then. Humanity was divided into male and... Read more »

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