The Writer's Almanac

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

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At the Children’s Violin Concert by Susan Cataldo | Thursday, June 02, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

               Firmly bowed strands of horse hair                tightened or gathered up by                a small hand to play                a piece by J.S. Bach who drank 36 cups of coffee every day. I like him because he was inspired by his belief in God & he played the organ in a church in Leipzig & he walked on... Read more »