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

Old Roses by Kate Barnes | Thursday, April 28, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 28th, 2016

Episode 568 of 786 episodes

When my father met my mother at a dinner party in a garden of very old roses on Beacon Hill one hot evening in early June, he said to his friend, F. Morton Smith, that night, “Morton, I have met the girl I’m going to marry!” (We have Uncle Morton’s testimony for that, the certified... Read more »

Featured Podcast

Listen