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 10
Arts 43

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

Website

The Writer’s Almanac for December 5, 2014

December 5th, 2014

Episode 41 of 788 episodes

At night I awaken and listen to the house creak, its boards sharpening in the cold. Days we stay inside, looking out the window, and wonder at a world so deep into temperature. A nuthatch tweaks thistle seed from a feeder suction-cupped to the pane. In moments like this spent close to glass, how understandable... Read more »

Featured Podcast

Listen