The Writer's Almanac

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

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First Desires by C.K. Williams | Friday, November 04, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

It was like listening to the record of a symphony before you knew anything         at all about the music, what the instruments might sound like, look like, what portion of the         orchestra each represented: there were only volumes and velocities, thickenings and thinnings, the         winding cries of change that seemed to touch within you, through... Read more »