Care Package for Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021

Poetry: Hope. by Alice Dunbar-NelsonWild seas of tossing, writhing waves,A wreck half-sinking in the torturous gloom;One man clings desperately, while Boreas raves,Read More Song In My Head: Here Comes the Sun by Nina Simone https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9gMsdNQSUM Art: Freeman Gage Delamotte’s Hope Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to …

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Care Package for Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

Poetry: The Optimist by J.W. HammondWho would have the sky any color but blue?    Or the grass any color but green?Or the flowers that bloom the summer through    Of other color or sheen?Read More Song In My Head: Kangding Qingge (Old Timey Dance Party) by Abigail Washburn & The Sparrow Quartet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jVAvCRXmYI Art: …

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Care Package for Monday, Jan. 18, 2021

Poetry: Dream Variations by Langston HughesTo fling my arms wideIn some place of the sun,To whirl and to danceTill the white day is done.Read More Song In My Head: Up To the Mountain (MLK Song) by Patty Griffin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ROHW6Hy_OVc Art: Boris Challapin’s Martin Luther King Jr. Photo credit: npg.si.edu Quote: “Every man must decide whether …

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Care Package for Friday, Jan. 15, 2021

Poetry: Home, Sweet Home by Frances Ellen Watkins HarperSharers of a common country,They had met in deadly strife;Men who should’ve been as brothersMadly sought each other’s life.Read More Song In My Head: If I Could Only Fly by Merle Haggard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmbY3HwwXLc Art: German Tranverse Flute in D-flat Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “Nobody made a greater …

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Care Package for Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021

Poetry: Eating the Cookies by Jane KenyonThe cousins from Maine, knowingabout her diverticulitis, let out the nuts,so the cookies weren’t entirely to my taste,but they were good enough; yes, good enough.Read More Song In My Head: Speculator by Strangefolk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9r8gtRqC8g Art: Marie-Charles-Isidore Choiselat’s [Landscape with Cottage] Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “If I fall, I’ll fall …

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