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The Blues by Billy Collins | Saturday, July 25, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

July 25th, 2015

Episode 286 of 787 episodes

Much of what is said here must be said twice, a reminder that no one takes an immediate interest in the pain of others. Nobody will listen, it would seem, if you simply admit your baby left you early this morning she didn’t even stop to say good-bye. But if you sing it again with... Read more »

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