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Poe's Anvil by David Ray | Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

January 13th, 2016

Episode 461 of 780 episodes

At the drive-in theater where they sell junk on Sundays we saw a man and his wife standing by a pick-up truck trying to sell his anvil. It sat up in the truck’s bed— it was black, heavy, and elegant like a mammoth’s tusk. And his name was written on it like a signature, in... Read more »

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