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

American Public Media

Arts, Literature, Education, Society & Culture, History

Chart Positions

Arts 47
Literature 11

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


The Writer’s Almanac for February 16, 2015

February 16th, 2015

Episode 118 of 746 episodes

Now that the worst is over, they predict Something messy and difficult, though not Life-threatening. Clearly we needed To stock up on water and candles, making Tureens of soup and things that keep When electricity fails and phone lines fall. Igloos rise on air conditioners, gargoyles Fly and icicles shatter. Frozen runways, Lines in markets,... Read more »