Care Package for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020

Poetry: Kindness by Naomi Shihab NyeBefore you know what kindness really isyou must lose things,feel the future dissolve in a momentlike salt in a weekend broth.Read more Song In My Head: E-Bow The Letter by R.E.M. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cnIQHJ169s Art: David Reeb’s Jerusalem Picture No. 1 Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: “Truth is not only violated by falsehood; …

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Care Package for Monday, Sept. 28, 2020

Poetry: Patience by D.H. LawrenceA wind comes from the northBlowing little flocks of birdsLike spray across the town,Read more Song In My Head: Back and to the Left by Texas Is the Reason https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ugKNS7znXU Art: Ged Quinn’s Cross in the Wilderness Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: Patience is not the ability wait, but the ability to …

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Care Package for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020

Poetry: Holding the Light by Stuart KestenbaumGather up whatever isglittering in the gutter,whatever has tumbledRead more Song In My Head: A Change Is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEBlaMOmKV4 Art: Nam June Paik’s Bakelite Robot Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: “I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.” – Edith …

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Care Package for Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020

Poetry: Blackberry Eating by Galway KinnellI love to go out in late Septemberamong the fat, overripe, icy, black blackberriesto eat blackberries for breakfast,Read more Song In My Head: I Wish I Was the Moon by Neko Case https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blmnnwfa0mE Art: J.D. Okhai Ojeikere’s Untitled (Onile Gogoro Or Okaba) Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: “Every man has his …

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Care Package for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020

Poetry: When I Am Asked by Lisel MuellerWhen I am askedhow I began writing poems,I talk about the indifference of nature.Read more Song In My Head: Can’t Hardly Wait by The Replacements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvGjAYH-Nq4 Art: Mohammed Naghi Bey’s Religious Procession, Addis Ababa Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: “It is difficult to get the news from poems yet …

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