The Writer's Almanac

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

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Ode to the Pull-Out Couch by Sonja Johanson | Tuesday, June 14, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

Which once belonged to your great- grandparents, but belongs to us now, and still works, even if the cushions are pretty well flattened and the stuffing is coming out from one armrest, and the color, which was probably once cream with red stitching, has become mostly a muddy rust — and which is always called... Read more »