Care Package for Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021

Poetry: Voices by Sharon OldsOur voices race to the towers, and up beyondthe atmosphere, to the satellite,slowly turning, then back downRead More Song In My Head: Wintertime Blues by John Hiatt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Is0JuAoBJf8 Art: Nishikawa Sukenobu’s Beauty with a Kitten Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read …

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Care Package for Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021

Poetry: Darling Coffee by Meena AlexanderThe periodic pleasureof small happeningsis upon us– Read More Song In My Head: Black Coffee by Sarah Harmer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp0qtCBOlqQ Art: Honoré Daumier’s Coffee house politics Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “If this is coffee, please bring me some tea, but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.” – Abraham Lincoln …

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Care Package for Monday, Jan. 25, 2021

Poetry: High Mist Toward Noon by Magdalena ZurawskiInstituted at the desk but not yet overcomeby the banality at the end of imagination, you askthe page: will all tonguesrun dry? You’re invested personally.Read More Song In My Head:Imitation of Life by R.E.M. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vqgdSsfqPs Art: John La Farge’s Nocturne Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “Love keeps the cold …

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Care Package for Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021

Poetry: Flowers of Rad by Sampson StarkweatherI want to write a poem as long as Californialike lying on a couch foreveras a serious man takes notes on your dream in a little bookRead More Song In My Head: Biomusicology by Ted Leo & The Pharmacists https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoJNYppNlzU Art: Striding figure with ibex horns, a raptor skin …

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Care Package for Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021

Poetry: Yesterday by W.S. MerwinMy friend says I was not a good sonyou understandI say yes I understandRead More Song In My Head: Jealous Guy by Donny Hathaway https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfY4NLxl72g Art: Jean-Léon Gérôme’s Bashi-Bazouk Photo credit: metmuseum.org Quote: “If you have managed to overcome your difficulties, then make a note of that process because that’s your …

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