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Garrison Keillor on loving poetry ‘as clear statement’

In college, Garrison Keillor studied poetry as an English major. But when the host of “A Prairie Home Companion” and “The Writer’s Almanac” returned to poetry decades later, his interest was “entirely different,” he said. His relationship to it had evolved.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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