Monthly Archives: December 2013

Solstice Greetings and Gratitude 2013, or Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn Playing Tennis!

©2013 by Alice Walker

2013 was a surprising, even astonishing, year whose revelatory power shows no sign of abating in 2014.  It is as though we are collectively watching an enormous egg, as big as the sun, cracking open to reveal a golden center.  That golden center is Reality. … Continue reading


Muriel Rukeyser and I had a terrible, painful parting of the ways, so many years ago now that it seems impossible to imagine that we did. But speaking of  her recently for her 100th birth year celebration,  I found nothing in my heart but gratitude for her kindness, for her efforts to befriend a younger poet just up from the traumatic… Continue reading

Things We Can Do For Each Other:  Honoring the Hopi by Protecting What They Believe.   AW 

Secret Bids Guide Hopi Indians’ Spirits Home

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Alain Leroy, owner of an auction company in Paris, surrounded by sacred Hopi spirit masks.


Published: December 16, 2013 291 Comments

The auction in Paris was set to… Continue reading

I am so happy that Nelson Mandela is at last truly free.  I will wave to him as he transforms into Everything around me and on into the Cosmos. What a race to run, Life gave him.  That he made it in such beauty tells us who we are, and who we can become.

“I was called a terrorist yesterday, but… Continue reading