Care Package for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020

Happy Birthday: Lady Olave Baden-Powell, Girl Guides founderBorn Feb. 22, 1889 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQ9my6gx7OY 50 States, 100 Weeks: Yoko Crater Trail, Honolulu, HI Photo credit: bestofoahu.com Music: Jack by Names By Strangers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5xRyoTbwlzU Poetry: Afterimages by Audre Lorde   IHowever the image entersits force remains withinmy eyesrockstrewn caves where dragonfish evolveRead more Holiday: Black History Month https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcoVAtuemhQ Comic …

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Care Package for Friday, Feb. 21, 2020

Happy Birthday: Nina Simone, singerBorn Feb. 21, 1933 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R96jRnBYymU 50 States, 100 Weeks: Kona Coffee Living History Farm, Captain Cook, HI Photo credit: atlasobscura.com Music: How It Feels To Be Free by Nina Simone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dlrXCYrNYI Poetry: Take Me Out to the Go-Go by Thomas Sayers EllisNikita zips across stageTrailed by a loop of white-glovedOne-wheelers: Killer …

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Care Package for Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020

Happy Birthday: Sidney Poitier, actor, civil rights activistBorn Feb. 20, 1924 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCzTyxXPy1o 50 States, 100 Weeks: Ocean Rider Seahorse Farm, Kailua Kona, HI Photo credit: royalkona.com Music: Mama by Strangefolk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDK6MtrEzg0 Poetry: Robeson at Rutgers by Elizabeth AlexanderHard to picture, but these Goliath treesAre taller still than Robeson. OutsideVast plate windows in this lecture hall,Read …

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Care Package for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

Happy Birthday: Nicolas Copernicus, astronomerBorn Feb. 19, 1473 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGr1nHdzLyk 50 States, 100 Weeks: Glass Beach, Kauai, HI Photo credit: tentree.com Music: Roads by Strangefolk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoYaUoJkD1Q Poetry: Runagate Runagate by Robert HaydenI.Runs falls rises stumbles on from darkness into darknessand the darkness thicketed with shapes of terrorand the hunters pursuing and hounds pursuingand the night cold …

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Care Package for Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

Happy Birthday: Yoko Ono, musicianBorn Feb. 18, 1933 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Suj8MCysBKQ 50 States, 100 Weeks: World’s Largest Plant Maze, Wahiawa, HI Photo credit: onlyinyourstate.com Music: Alaska by Strangefolk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwU-Mo6cxZc Poetry: The Slave Auction by Frances Ellen Watkins HarperThe sale began – young girls were there,   Defenseless in their wretchedness,Whose stifled sobs of deep despair   Revealed their anguish …

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