Care Package for Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020

Meet Ziti. My family adopted her this week, and today’s Care Package is a celebration of our amazing new good girl. Poetry: Waiting for Happiness by Nomi StoneDog knows when friend will come homebecause each hour friend’s smell pales,air paring down the good smellRead more Song In My Head: Atomic Dog by George Clinton https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyAEUWJlk1Q

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Care Package for Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020

Poetry: Holding the Light by Stuart KestenbaumGather up whatever isglittering in the gutter,whatever has tumbledRead more Song In My Head: A Change Is Gonna Come by Sam Cooke https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEBlaMOmKV4 Art: Nam June Paik’s Bakelite Robot Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: “I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.” – Edith …

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Care Package for Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020

Poetry: Blackberry Eating by Galway KinnellI love to go out in late Septemberamong the fat, overripe, icy, black blackberriesto eat blackberries for breakfast,Read more Song In My Head: I Wish I Was the Moon by Neko Case https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=blmnnwfa0mE Art: J.D. Okhai Ojeikere’s Untitled (Onile Gogoro Or Okaba) Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: “Every man has his …

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Care Package for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020

Poetry: When I Am Asked by Lisel MuellerWhen I am askedhow I began writing poems,I talk about the indifference of nature.Read more Song In My Head: Can’t Hardly Wait by The Replacements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvGjAYH-Nq4 Art: Mohammed Naghi Bey’s Religious Procession, Addis Ababa Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: “It is difficult to get the news from poems yet …

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Care Package for Monday, Sept. 21, 2020

Poetry: An Old Portrait by Margaret WiddemerFlower-decked, wide-skirted, from her oval frameShe watches us between the drooping curlsAnd smiles a little as she always smiled.Read more Song In My Head: September by Earth, Wind & Fire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gs069dndIYk Art: Dugald Sutherland Maccoll’s Crock and Cottage Loaf No. 2 Photo credit: tate.org.uk Quote: “All at once, summer …

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