• The answer is: Live happily!

    The Answer is: Live Happily! Copyright © 2010 by Alice Walker To all my relations who have known this suffering. And for Miles Davis, just because. Happy New Year. When you thought me…

  • Torture

     A Merry Christmas Day poem about trees for Bradley Manning Torture © 1986/2010 by Alice Walker When they torture your motherplant a treeWhen they torture your fatherplant a treeWhen they torture your brotherand…

  • From Grandmother’s Horse

    Tale One:  Horse History © 2010 by Alice Walker Listening to Bloodhound Bob the other day on the news talking about killing Julian Assange, Grandmother decided she needed to make her thoughts known…

  • The Inner Listener

    ©2009 by Alice Walker Sounds True which offers so many amazing and helpful works, has recently produced an audio set of Howard Thurman’s talks.  Thurman was a mystic and theologian who influenced many…

  • I Will Keep Broken Things

    for my country ©2010 by Alice Walker I will keep Broken Things: The big clay Pot With raised Iguanas Chasing Their Tails; Two Of their Wise Heads Sheared Off; I will keep Broken…

  • Be Nobody’s Darling

    for Julian Assange © 1986/ 2010 by Alice Walker Be nobody’s darling; Be an outcast. Take the contradictions Of your life And wrap around You like a shawl, To parry stones To keep…