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Thin Ice by Gary Snyder | Sunday, February 07, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

February 7th, 2016

Episode 487 of 787 episodes

Walking in February A warm day after a long freeze On an old logging road Below Sumas Mountain Cut a walking stick of alder, Looked down through clouds On wet fields of the Nooksack— And stepped on the ice Of a frozen pool across the road. It creaked The white air under Sprang away, long... Read more »

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