Care Package for Monday, July 12, 2021

A Week In Alaska (Day 3) Poetry: Fairbanks Under the Solstice by John HainesSlowly, without sun, the day sinkstoward the close of December.It is minus sixty degrees.Read More Lyrical: Whatever You Want It to Be by Starship Amazing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBsuudXimm0 Art: Joan Kickbush’s 3 Racoons in a Tree Photo credit: invaluable.com Quote: “It’s from an Aleut …

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Care Package for Friday, July 9, 2021

A Week In Alabama (Day 7) Poetry: Nocturne of the Wharves by Arna BontempsAll night they whine upon their ropes and boomagainst the dock with helpless prows:these little ships that are too worn for sailingfront the wharf but do not rest at all.Read More Lyrical: Keep On Smilin’ by Wet WillieKeep on smilin’ through the …

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Care Package for Wednesday, July 7, 2021

A Week In Alabama (Day 5) Poetry: November by Lynna OdelIf I can’t save usthen let me feel youhappy and safeunder my chin.Read More Non-Lyrical: Yellow Dog Blues by W.C. Handy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JF1tzyxGHyw Art: Joe Minter’s Four Hundred Years of Free Labor Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is …

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Care Package for Monday, July 5, 2021

A Week In Alabama (Day 3) Poetry: Amos, 1963 by Margaret WalkerAmos is a Shepherd of suffering sheep;A pastor preaching in the depths of AlabamaPreaching social justice to the SouthlandRead More Lyrical: I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive by Hank WilliamsNo matter how I struggle and strive/I’ll never get out of this world …

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