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The Writer’s Almanac for March 20, 2015

March 20th, 2015

Episode 150 of 972 episodes

In the subway late at night. Waiting for the downtown train at Forty-second Street. Walking back and forth on the platform. Too tired to give money. Staring at the magazine covers in the kiosk. Someone passes me from behind, wearing an orange vest and dragging a black hose. A car stops and the doors open.... Read more »

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