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 Feeder by Jane Kenyon | Thursday, May 12, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

First the Chickadees take their share, then fly to the bittersweet vine, where they crack open the seeds, excited, like poets opening the day’s mail. And the Evening Grosbeaks— those large and prosperous finches—resemble skiers with the latest equipment, bright yellow goggles on their faces. Now the Bluejay comes in for a landing, like a... Read more »