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 Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021

Poetry: Confessional by Hieu Minh NguyenMaybe a bit dramatic, but I lightCandles with my breakfast, wear a white gownRead More Song In My Head: Good Time by Ranky Tanky https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5j78_P4xnU Art: Joseph Mallord William Turner’s The Lake of Zug Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “The history of an oppressed people is hidden in the lies and …

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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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Care Package for Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021

Poetry: A Letter Comes and Visits Me by Giannina BraschiA letter comes and visits me. Puts its legs up in the living room.      Wandersabout speechless. Suddenly it explodes and another shape       appears.Read More Song In My Head: Godless by Dandy Warhols https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LduipA_XUJ8 Art: Enthroned Virgin and Child Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: …

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Care Package for Monday, Jan. 11, 2021

Poetry: Undoing by Khadijah QueenIn winter traffic, fog of middayshoves toward our machines – snow eclipsesthe mountainscapesRead More Song In My Head: Anodyne by Uncle Tupelo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZtdUkqhSgk Art: Winslow Homer’s Inside the Bar Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “Hate is not the opposite of love. Apathy is.“ – Rollo May Recipe: Retro Strawberries-and-Cream Pretzel Tart Photo …

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