Care Package for Tuesday, July 6, 2021

A Week In Alabama (Day 4) Poetry: Amos (Postscript, 1968) by Margaret WalkerFrom Montgomery to Memphis he marchesHe stands on the threshold of tomorrowHe breaks the bars of iron and they remove the signsRead More Lyrical: Sound and Color by Alabama ShakesSound and color/With me, for my mind/And the ship shows me where to go/When …

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Care Package for Friday, July 2, 2021

A Week In Vermont (Day 6) Poetry: Pledge by Elizabeth PowellRepublic, your cool handsOn my schoolgirl shoulders.Not sure what allegiances meantUntil the vows were held by heart,By memory, by rote, by benign betrothal.Read More Lyrical: Lines and Circles by StrangefolkTime and time and time again/Circles break and lines they bend/And you, got to let it …

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Care Package for Wednesday, June 30, 2021

A Week In Vermont (Day 4) Poetry: Goddess of Maple at Evening by Chard deNiordShe breathed a chill that slowed the sapinside the phloem, stood perfectly stillinside the dark, then walked to a fieldRead More Lyrical: All About You by Kat WrightI’ll be there if times get tough/I know you love me baby/And that is …

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Care Package for Sunday, June 27, 2021

A Week In Vermont (Day 1) Poetry:The Hand by Mary RuefleThe teacher asks a question.You know the answer, you suspectYou are the only one in the classroomRead More Lyrical: Roses by Myra FlynnI’ll stay steady as a mountain/And try watch it all unfold/Chalk it up to a lesson/In patience and control https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZojFh5UNh0 Art: Isaac Witkin’s …

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