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 Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021

Poetry: YOUR BRAIN IS NOT A PRISON! by Sasha Debevec-McKenneyA prison is the only place that’s a prison.Maybe your brain is a beehive – or, better:an ants nest? A spin class?Read More Song In My Head: Underground Dream by Son Volt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtWVNnjv3uM Art: Adriaen van Ostade’s Reading the News at the Weavers’ Cottage Photo credit: …

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Care Package for Saturday, Jan. 16, 2020

Poetry: So Call it Grace by Michael WatsonThe first plea-sure was,someday, a manamen a boy be-Read More Song In My Head: High and Dry by Radiohead https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qFfFVSerQo Art: Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri’s Folio from a Qur’an Manuscript Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “One of the most moral acts is to create a space in which life …

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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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