It’s spring! DerFrühling! Printemps!

Ring bells! Play the sackbut and shawm!

Excel. Rise and shine.

Do something so fine

It will please and astonish your mom.


Garrison Keillor is an author, humorist, host of A Prairie Home Companion radio show, and the proprietor of Common Good Books in Saint Paul. His first book of poetry, O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, ­Pathetic and Profound (Grove Press) was published in fall 2013.

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Tagged: 2014, Spring