The Writer's Almanac with Garrison KeillorThe Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

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A poem each day, plus literary and historical notes from this day in history


The old man is in the last days of work he has done and loved for many years. He is mowing with his old team, the white horse and the black, on the open hillside under the open sky, within the surrounding woods. This work once was known by many of his kind, and he... Read more »