Charity’s pit firing for her pottery class:
I imagine there are two types of people in the world. There are those who, on going blackberry picking for the first time, decide that they will never buy another blackberry. Then there are those who commit to paying whatever price necessary to feed their fresh berry habit without getting their legs mangled. I think poets, accustomed to having their hands dirty with juicy ink and simultaneously tasting tart words and sweet idioms, pick the former group.
All Songs Considered recently had a “songs that make you weep” edition. Here are my top three at the moment.
Made at the NC Museum of Life and Science.