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Secret History by Charles Simic | Sunday, June 19, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 19th, 2016

Episode 621 of 897 episodes

Of the light in my room: Its mood swings, Dark-morning glooms, Summer ecstasies. Spider on the wall, Lamp burning late, Shoes left by the bed, I’m your humble scribe. Dust balls, simple souls Conferring in the corner. The pearl earring she lost, Still to be found. Silence of falling snow, Night vanishing without trace, Only... Read more »

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