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The Writer’s Almanac for February 6, 2015

February 6th, 2015

Episode 108 of 746 episodes

There is so very little we can do, Friends, for these beautiful children of ours, They will come to grief and suffer and you And I bow to darkness and evil powers. The gentle boy who wrote poems goes For a walk in January and does not return. His mother and father search the woods.... Read more »