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The Call Away by Robert Bly | Wednesday, September 23, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 23rd, 2015

Episode 347 of 787 episodes

A cold wind flows over the cornfields; Fleets of blackbirds ride that ocean. I want to be out of here, go out, Outdoors, anywhere in wind. My back against a shed wall, I settle Down where no one can find me. I stare out at the box-elder leaves Moving frond-like in that mysterious water. What... Read more »

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