BONUS Care Package for March 20, 2020

Celebrating the first full day of Spring!

We can’t let the good things pass us by during these strange days. Take a moment and enjoy the beauty of this new season.

Poetry: Swifts by Anne Stevenson
Spring comes little, a little. All April it rains.
The new leaves stick in their fists; new ferns still fiddleheads.
But one day the swifts are back. Face to the sun like a child
You shout, ‘The swifts are back!’
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Art: Pierre-Auguste Cot’s Le Printemps (Spring)

Photo credit: metmuseum.org

Quote: “You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” – Pablo Neruda

Music: The Lullaby of Spring by Donovan

Photography: Dimitar Dachev’s Spring

Photo credit: hongkiat.com

Poetry: Lines Written in Early Spring by William Wordsworth
I heard a thousand blended notes,
While in a grove I sat reclined,
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts
Bring sad thoughts to mind.
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Art: René Magritte’s Spring

Photo credit: dailyartmagazine.com

Quote: “If people did not love one another, I really don’t see what use there would be in having any spring.” – Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

Music: April Come She Will by Simon & Garfunkel

Photography: George Kirk’s Spring

Photo credit: hongkiat.com

Poetry: More Than Enough by Marge Pierce
The first lily of June opens its red mouth.
All over the sand road where we walk
multiflora Rosa climbs trees cascading
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Art: Mark Boedges’ Vermont Spring

Photo credit: markboedges.com

Quote: “Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life will get warmer.” – Anita Krizzan

Music: Spring Cleaning by Fats Waller

Photography: Barbara Florczyk’s Kaczence

Photo credit: hongkiat.com

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