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The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Sunday, March 06, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

March 6th, 2016

Episode 515 of 785 episodes

The tide rises, the tide falls, The twilight darkens, the curlew calls; Along the sea-sands damp and brown The traveller hastens toward the town, And the tide rises, the tide falls. Darkness settles on roofs and walls, But the sea, the sea in the darkness calls; The little waves, with their soft, white hands, Efface... Read more »

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