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VII by Mark Strand | Friday, September 02, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 2nd, 2016

Episode 697 of 786 episodes

Oh you can make fun of the splendors of moonlight, But what would the human heart be if it wanted Only the dark, wanted nothing on earth But the sea’s ink or the rock’s black shade? On a summer night to launch yourself into the silver Emptiness of air and look over the pale fields... Read more »

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