The Writer's Almanac

Each day, Garrison Keillor reads a poem and relates stories of significant events touching literary history.

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The Beginning of Something Is Always the End of Another by Sarah Freligh | Saturday, July 02, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

Take the day, for instance: How the ruff of sun’s first light shoulders the night aside and when I butt my morning cigarette, my absolute last cigarette, I begin to chew my cuticles and why my next-door neighbor drops by daily to cry about her ex who ran off with some little slut he met... Read more »