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To the New Year by W. S. Merwin | Tuesday, January 05, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

January 5th, 2016

Episode 453 of 788 episodes

With what stillness at last you appear in the valley your first sunlight reaching down to touch the tips of a few high leaves that do not stir as though they had not noticed and did not know you at all then the voice of a dove calls from far away in itself to the... Read more »

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