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Those Delta Blues: Garrison Keillor’s Eulogy to Northwest Airlines April 17, 2008

Posted by Derek in commentary, news.

A thoughtful and eloquent piece by one Minnesotan institution about another.

April 16, 2008 | I flew to New York on the day spring arrived and all along 90th Street a lovely blue flower called Pushkinia blossomed which is named for the poet who, according to Russians, cannot be translated into English, but Tchaikovsky made a gorgeous opera of “Eugene Onegin,” which is some consolation, and then there is the flower.

Read the rest from salon.com.


1. Brent - April 17, 2008

I got his autograph once and he inscribed:

“To Brent
who was sent
to buy cement
from an old cement dealer.”

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