93 February 13, 1998 Valentine’s Day ’98 Stories about couples that all take place decades after that moment their eyes first meet. Download Share a clip Transcript Hilde Skjølberg Prologue ByIra Glass Richard Klein of Cornell University explains that the way we view love really began with love poems in the 13th century — an illusion. (7 minutes) Act One Before And After ByRichard Bausch Richard Bausch reads his story Letter to the Lady of the House. (25 minutes) Act Two I Met Him In The Yogurt Store, And Now He Is Not My Leader Of The Pack ByStephanie Howard Linda Howard and Richard Bloom, in Boca Raton Florida, had been married years when she started flirting with another man. (7 minutes) Act Three Without ByDonald Hall Poet Donald Hall reads about his wife Jane Kenyon, who contracted leukemia, went through treatment, and died. His book is also called Without: Poems. (18 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 639: In Dog We Trust (2018) Feb. 23, 2018 Act Four: Resurrection Writer Brady Udall with another story about what animals can take the place of, in our lives and in our homes—this one involving an armadillo. 404: Enemy Camp (2010) Apr. 2, 2010 Act Four: Sleeping With The Enemy A short story, "Fatso," by Etgar Keret from his collection "The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God." A woman reveals to her boyfriend that she's not always what she seems, especially at night. 81: Guns Oct. 24, 1997 Act Four: Potato Potahto Two people who've nearly died in gun battles describe what it's like, getting shot at. Staff RecommendationsView all 354 Apr. 18, 2008 Mistakes Were Made Freezing dead people so scientists can reanimate them in the future is a lot harder than it sounds. 492 Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde Did a beloved family doctor with no criminal history suddenly up and strangle his own father?