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The Sunday Swim, Comanche Trace by Noel Crook | Sunday, September 27, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

The canyon ledge was steep and stark, the pool below a patch of dark. The canyon wrens careened our names and from the narrow overhangs the lupines leaned and clung, like us, to any purchase they could muster. We grappled down the frowning rock then bolted for the swimming dock, slowed to strip down to... Read more »