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Pea Jacket by Ron Padgett | Saturday, May 23, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 23rd, 2015

Episode 223 of 781 episodes

Years ago I had an old pea jacket Slightly scruffy but not unclean was my overall look and I lacked the easy assurance that comes with money because I had very little It was okay, not having money I wasn’t starving or lacking anything I needed though by contemporary standards I should have been envious... Read more »

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