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The Ferris Wheel by Wyatt Prunty | Thursday, September 01, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 1st, 2016

Episode 696 of 994 episodes

The rounding steeps and jostles were one thing; And he held tight with so much circling. The pancaked earth came magnifying up, Then shrank, as climbing backward to the top He looked ahead for something in the fields To stabilize the wheel. Sometimes it stopped. The chairs rocked back and forth, As couples holding hands... Read more »

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