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 15
Literature 15
Arts 66

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

Website

Tell all the truth but tell it slant — by Emily Dickinson | Sunday, May 22, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

May 22nd, 2016

Episode 592 of 897 episodes

Tell all the truth but tell it slant — Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth’s superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind —

Featured Podcast

Listen