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The Writer’s Almanac for December 6, 2014

December 6th, 2014

Episode 42 of 746 episodes

I’d talk to the girl with auburn hair next to the mirrored barroom wall: what made me leave, what kept her there, eyes of green, skin so fair, queen of every high school ball. I’d talk to the girl with auburn hair, remember how, with one slow stare, she got the boys to come and... Read more »