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The Writer’s Almanac for February 28, 2015

February 28th, 2015

Episode 130 of 748 episodes

I watched them As they neared the lake They wheeled In a wide arc With beating wings And then They put their wings to sleep And glided downward in a drift Of pure abandonment Until they touched The surface of the lake Composed their wings And settled On the rippling water As though it were... Read more »