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The Danger of Wisdom by Jack Gilbert | Tuesday, February 16, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 16th, 2016

Episode 496 of 784 episodes

We learn to live without passion. To be reasonable. We go hungry amid the giant granaries this world is. We store up plenty for when we are old and mild. It is our strength that deprives us. Like Keats listening to the doctor who said the best thing for tuberculosis was to eat only one... Read more »

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