Monthly Archives: December 2016

En español, Lee y Firma El Llamado a la acción para detener a Trump y Pence antes de que asuman el poder

 

I love the truth of this woman.  She has always been standing where she stands now.
Even though times are hard, how lucky we are to see this
and to know what we are seeing. -AW

 

Read and Sign… Continue reading

It is a great experience to find one’s self taken over by a book, and that was my experience of BORN A CRIME by Trevor Noah.  There’s no more fascinating a relationship between mother and son anywhere, to my mind, than that between Trevor and his mother, Patricia. I can only wonder if she finds it as priceless as I do.  … Continue reading

Poema, SOY FELIZ DE ANUNCIAR QUE NO VOY A NINGUNA PARTE!en Español

Photo of Alice Walker Sandals on stairs by blue wall

 Photo by Alice Walker

I Am Happy To Report I Am Not Going Anywhere!

©2016 by Alice Walker

for Joan

I am happy to report
I am not going anywhere!
That I am stuck like glue
to this house, this window, this bed.
To this view, that tree,… Continue reading

December 9, 2016

El poema, UN BUEN DÍA PARA MORIR, en Español

Clouds in Northern California taken by Alice Walker called Like a Dragon 2016

 

A Good Day To Die

Copyright © 2016 by Alice Walker

the inner Standing Rock

There comes a time in life
when we realize it is okay to die.
Right now, like this, in this moment.
It is not suicidal this thought
but comes rather from a sense
of … Continue reading

El poema ESTOY AFLIGIDA POR FIDEL en Español

I AM GRIEVING FOR FIDEL

and for Raul

©2016 by Alice Walker
 
I am grieving
for Fidel; I am bereft
because he left us.

Yet, after decades
of offering support
to more doubtful
and less confident souls
who called to him from his own country
and around the suffering  globe
wasn’t it time… Continue reading

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