Monthly Archives: February 2018

En Español

Photo by Alice Walker

Sometimes I Just Thank God I’m Black

And Call It a Day

Copyright 2018 by Alice Walker

No, I’m thankful for the constant
Give and take I have with Creator,
And by Creator
What else could I mean
But the Sun?  The real reason
We are taught to pray looking
In that direction.
They slapped a man who… Continue reading



The Extraordinary Journey of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

By Helene Cooper

©2018 by Alice Walker

There are some books we wish didn’t have to be written.  I felt this many times while reading MADAME PRESIDENT, the extraordinary story of the life of Liberia’s and Africa’s first democratically elected president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, by Helene Cooper.  At almost every page… Continue reading

Happy Birthday to the Incomparable Alice / Alicia, con mucho cariño <3

I heard this song the other day and it reminds me of you and wanted to share it with you

Some wonderful photos I found of you

The song is “Gracias a la Vida”

Translation of this rendition:


Thanks to Life, which has given me so much
She gave me… Continue reading

 Poema De Primavera

Photo by Alice Walker

Spring Poem 

Copyright 2018 by Alice Walker

For daisy, zinnia, petunia, jasmine, rose, tenzin, rebecca, rachel, braxton, auden

The seed from last year’s garden

Has been scattered

By the wind.

When I return in Spring
Tiny green faces
Are everywhere.

Some have landed
As we might too
In dry
& rocky

But mother has returned… Continue reading