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Sleeping Faces by Robert Bly | Sunday, September 11, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 11th, 2016

Episode 706 of 785 episodes

Tonight the first fall rain washes away my sly distance. I have decided to blame no one for my life. This water falls like a great privacy. Letters sink into the desk, The desk sinks away, leaving an intelligence Slowly learning to talk of its own suffering. The muttering of thunder is a gift That... Read more »

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