Episode

The Writer's Almanac with Garrison KeillorThe Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

American Public Media

Arts, Literature, Education, Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

Literature 14
Arts 67

A poem each day, plus literary and historical notes from this day in history

Website

No Free Lunch by Gerald Locklin | Wednesday, May 27, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 27th, 2015

Episode 227 of 787 episodes

The cat on the back of the sofa Watching the birds and squirrels Feed and frolic on the patio Outside the sliding glass window, Realizes he is living his life In a cage Only slightly larger than that Of the parakeet. Courtesy of his loving (themselves) owners, Who have bought his freedom From the pet... Read more »

Featured Podcast

Listen