The Writer's Almanac

Each day, Garrison Keillor reads a poem and relates stories of significant events touching literary history.

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Away In Virginia, I See a Mustard Field And Think Of You by Barbara Crooker | Friday, September 11, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

because the blue hills are like the shoulder and slopes of your back as you sleep. Often I slip a hand under your body to anchor myself to this earth. The yellow mustard rises from a waving sea of green. I think of us driving narrow roads in France, under a tunnel of sycamores, my... Read more »