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 64

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


Things to Do in the Belly of the Whale by Dan Albergotti | Tuesday, April 28, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

April 28th, 2015

Episode 198 of 994 episodes

Measure the walls. Count the ribs. Notch the long days. Look up for blue sky through the spout. Make small fires with the broken hulls of fishing boats. Practice smoke signals. Call old friends, and listen for echoes of distant voices. Organize your calendar. Dream of the beach. Look each way for the dim glow... Read more »

Featured Podcast