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Tornado by Greg Watson | Tuesday, May 12, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 12th, 2015

Episode 212 of 784 episodes

Just beyond the hem of the lake’s blue skirt the sky turned suddenly jaundiced, a weighted stillness, not quite your own, descended, and even the black pine and birch hovered motionless in a calm that bore no calmness at all. And for what must have been the briefest of moments you gazed, a child of... Read more »

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