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Summer Kitchen by Donald Hall | Wednesday, June 22, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

June 22nd, 2016

Episode 624 of 788 episodes

In June’s high light she stood at the sink With a glass of wine, And listened for the bobolink, And crushed garlic in late sunshine. I watched her cooking, from my chair. She pressed her lips Together, reached for kitchenware, And tasted sauce from her fingertips. “It’s ready now. Come on,” she said. “You light... Read more »

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