Care Package for Monday, July 13, 2020

Poetry: How to Start Over by Stuart KestenbaumWe knew that things were deteriorating.Gothic houses collapsing, sharks patrolling the lagoons,the born-again ministers warning of an immediate conflagration.Read more (https://poets.org/poem/how-start-over) Song In My Head: Dear God by XTC https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p554R-Jq43A Art: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Blue River Photo credit: okeeffemuseum.org Recipe: Pesto Spaghetti with Summer Squash Photo credit: delish.com Quote: …

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Care Package for Sunday, July 12, 2020

Poetry: Voices of the Dusk by Fenton JohnsonI.Do you hear the witches wailing?     Witches wailing, wailing, wailing,Do you see the ghost robes trailing?Ghost robes trailing, trailing, trailingRead more Song In My Head: Static On the Radio by Jim White https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2DyPVDIpTM Art: Jim Seitz’s Time and Again Photo credit: jimseitz.com Recipe: Taco Stuffed Avocados Photo …

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Care Package for Saturday, July 11, 2020

Poetry: The Sun Went Down in Beauty by George Marion McClellanThe sun went down in beauty   Beyond the Mississippi side,As I stood on the banks of the river   And watched its waters glide:Read more Song In My Head: When Doves Cry by The Be Good Tanyas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AsMjHY2dcM Art: Chua Mia Tee’s Epic Poem of Malaya …

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Care Package for Friday, July 10, 2020

Poetry: The Floral Apron by Marilyn ChinThe woman wore a floral apron around her neck,that woman from my mother’s villagewith a sharp cleaver in her hand.Read more (https://poets.org/poem/floral-apron) Song In My Head: Anthems for a Seventeen-Year Old Girl by Broken Social Scene https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDqNL0js0iU Art: Douglas Coupland’s Slogans for the Early 21st Century Photo credit: canadianart.ca …

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Care Package for Thursday, July 9, 2020

Poetry: The Air of the Present by Robert ParhamI was trying to remember some important quipBy a famous person that rang of wisdomOr was prescient, so obviously so that evenRead more Song In My Head: Partyman by Prince https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjY8HvpNu6o Art: Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Pez Dispenser Photo credit: jean-michel-basquiat.org Recipe: Best Tuna Salad Photo credit: delish.com Quote: …

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