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The Emperor of Ice-Cream by Wallace Stevens | Friday, October 02, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

October 2nd, 2015

Episode 356 of 785 episodes

Call the roller of big cigars, The muscular one, and bid him whip In kitchen cups concupiscent curds. Let the wenches dawdle in such dress As they are used to wear, and let the boys Bring flowers in last month’s newspapers. Let be be finale of seem. The only emperor is the emperor of ice-cream.... Read more »

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