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The Writer's Almanac with Garrison KeillorThe Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

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The Writer’s Almanac for December 23, 2014

December 23rd, 2014

Episode 63 of 782 episodes

I Sometimes, riding in a car, in Wisconsin Or Illinois, you notice those dark telephone poles One by one lift themselves out of the fence line And slowly leap on the gray sky — And past them, the snowy fields. II The darkness drifts down like snow on the picked cornfields In Wisconsin: and on... Read more »

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