Care Package for Friday, May 14, 2021

Poetry: On Gathering Artists by Alberto RíosWe are cobblers of the songAnd barkers of the carnival word,We are tailors of the lightAnd framers of the earth.Read More Lyrical: Everybody Loves the Sunshine by Roy Ayers UbiquityDo what I do, when I do, what I do/When I’m doin’, in the sunshine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSBWiFGzsyU Art: Paula Rego’s The …

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Care Package for Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Poetry: Legendary by Nicole SealeyWhat girl gives up an opportunityto talk about herself? Not I. Not today.I won’t bore you with my biography –just a few highlights from my résumé.Read More Lyrical: Sick of Myself by Matthew Sweet‘Cause I’m sick of myself when I look at you/Something is beautiful and true/World that’s ugly and a …

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Care Package for Monday, May 10, 2021

In memory of Audrey Poetry: Spell for the End of Grief by Amie WhittemoreNo incantations, no rosemary and statice,No keening women in grim dresses.No cauldrons, no candles, no hickory wands.Read More (https://poets.org/poem/spell-end-grief) Lyrical: Goin’ Out by Sarah HarmerWhen the days close on the memories you’ve acquired/And your body cannot hold your soul’s fire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIKdCCcvBV0 Art: …

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Care Package for Sunday, May 9, 2021

Poetry: The Eternal City by Jim SimmermanSometimes I picture your face on money.But this isn’t Rome, where they knowwhat money’s worth, which is almostthe paper it’s printed on (a kind of art),Read More Lyrical: Everything Is Free Now by Gillian WelchNever minded working hard/It’s who I’m working for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sy6VMDXB2SQ Art: Joseph Mallord William Turner’s Geneva: …

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