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The Writer’s Almanac for December 4, 2014

December 4th, 2014

Episode 39 of 784 episodes

Lambs that learn to walk in snow When their bleating clouds the air Meet a vast unwelcome, know Nothing but a sunless glare. Newly stumbling to and fro All they find, outside the fold, Is a wretched width of cold. As they wait beside the ewe, Her fleeces wetly caked, there lies Hidden round them,... Read more »

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