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Starting a Poem by Robert Bly | Wednesday, August 26, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 26th, 2015

Episode 319 of 784 episodes

You’re alone. Then there’s a knock On the door. It’s a word. You Bring it in. Things go OK for a while. But this word Has relatives. Soon They turn up. None of them work. They sleep on the floor, and they steal Your tennis shoes. You started it; you weren’t Content to leave things... Read more »

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