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From “Ode: “Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood” by William Wordsworth | Monday, June 12, 2017 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream,              The earth, and every common sight                        To me did seem              Apparell’d in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. It is not now as it has been of yore;—                        Turn wheresoe’er I may,                        By night or day, The things which I have seen... Read more »