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Quietly by Kenneth Rexroth | Friday, July 08, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 8th, 2016

Episode 640 of 781 episodes

Lying here quietly beside you, My cheek against your firm, quiet thighs, The calm music of Boccherini Washing over us in the quiet, As the sun leaves the housetops and goes Out over the Pacific, quiet— So quiet the sun moves beyond us, So quiet as the sun always goes, So quiet, our bodies, worn... Read more »

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