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The Sympathizer Book Cover Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen

 

Was the Civil Rights Movement a politically orchestrated distraction from the wars on the citizens, lands and cultures of yellow people half a world away? We were distracted, some more than others, by assassinations and hangings, fire bombing of cars and houses, and the humiliating back and forth “progress” of “integration” via the long torturous march of… Continue reading

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

November 25, bless Fidel, 2016Fidel Castro and Alice Walker Together (copyright 2016)

Dear amazing brother, you made it all the way home!

May this be the joy that always greets you.

~

Querido asombroso hermano, has hecho todo el trayecto a casa,

Que sea el júbilo el que siempre te acompañe.

 

Compassionate Revolutionary

En Español

Alice Fidel Cuba 90s Website Alice Walker AliceWalkersGarden.com

Fidel Castro:  Compassionate Revolutionary
Copyright© 2016 by Alice Walker

(For a book to be presented… Continue reading

November 22, bless Kennedy, 2016

Bob Dylan’s A Hard Rain’s Gonna Fall, sung by the Staple Singers

THE PRIZE IS POETRY

POETRY IS THE PRIZE

IT NEEDS NO OTHER.

NO DESESPERES en español

November 9 2016

Sunrise image for alicewalkersgarden Dont Despair Post Nov 9 2016

Don’t Despair

Copyright © 2016 by Alice Walker

When I was a child growing up in middle Georgia, I thought all white men were like Donald Trump.  They too seemed petulant and spoiled, unhappy with everything they were not the center of, brutal toward the feelings of those “beneath” them, and comfortable causing others to act out… Continue reading

Universal Condemnation of the US Economic Sanctions against Cuba


Salim Lamrani
Université de La Réunion
http://www.globalresearch.ca/universal-condemnation-of-the-us-economic-sanctions-against-cuba/5555570

Once again the international community has rejected the economic sanctions strangling the Cuban people.

For the twenty fifth consecutive year, the UN General Assembly expressed its condemnation of the economic, trade and financial blockade imposed by Washington on Cuba for more than half a century.  The obsolete sanctions… Continue reading

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