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Swimming to New Zealand by Douglas Goetsch | Thursday, September 03, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 3rd, 2015

Episode 327 of 781 episodes

Once or twice in life you find a woman you’d swim the ocean for. What are you doing? friends will ask, as you perfect your stroke, meantime pitying everyone outside of love. Your only obstacle, the blue Pacific— where your sun sinks, she’s dressing in the morning, and when the dawn comes reaching back around,... Read more »

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