Care Package for Sunday, May 24, 2020

Poetry: The Vast Hour by Genevieve TaggardAll essences of sweetness from the whiteWarm day go up in vapor, when the darkComes down. Ascends the tune of meadow-lark,Read more Song In My Head: Blame It On the Tetons by Modest Mouse https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEnzdqLUELQ En Plein Air: Edgar Alwin Payne’s Payne Lake Photo credit: drawpaintacademy.com Self-Care: Make time …

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Care Package for Saturday, May 23, 2020

Poetry: Haw River Meditation by Jonathan FarmerBecause I want to be good,    when I take my students   to the river    To write,    I try to set it up.Read more Song In My Head: No Depression by Uncle Tupelo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wT1EbMTqYek En Plein Air: John Constable’s Hampstead Heath with Bathers Photo credit: metmuseum.org Self-Care: …

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Care Package for Friday, May 22, 2020

Poetry: This Compost by Walt WhitmanSomething startles me where I thought I was safest,I withdraw from the still woods I loved,I will not go now on the pastures to walk,Read more (https://poets.org/poem/compost) Song In My Head: Time by The Alan Parsons Project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhRzORqNa0E Illusionism: Frederic Leighton’s Cimabue’s Madonna Carried in Procession Photo credit: rct.uk Self-Care: …

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Care Package for Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Poetry: Move by Alicia OstrikerWhether it’s a turtle who drags herselfSlowly to the sandlot, where she digsThe sandy nest she was born to digRead more Song In My Head: Love and Mercy by Brian Wilson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVxakCp3HbU Illusionism: Salvador Dali’s Metamorphosis of Narcissus Photo credit: tate.org.uk Self-Care: 10 Minute Power Flow Yoga for Strength & Balance …

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