• Changes by Anonymous

    © 2010 by Alice Walker Although I have a presence on Facebook I’ve never joined.  Learning recently of that “presence” I discovered there’s quite a bit, some of it unexpected.  A recent post…

  • From: Poems for My Girls

    IHow can Humanitylook the deerinthe face?How can Mommy,having erectedmy fence? ***Sitting With the Angels Who Have Returned With My MemoriesPax Ameraucana: The Chicken ChroniclesChapter Twenty-OneBy Alice Walker ©2009/2010 by Alice Walker

  • A letter about Nature from 2005

    A letter that offers thoughts on Nature. Perhaps it can be of use to those who, fearing earthquakes, floods, blizzards and storms of all kinds, now find Nature less of a comfort and…

  • St. Michael

    The Chicken Chronicles Chapter Eighteen ©2010 by Alice Walker Dear Girls, The week that Michael Jackson died, Mommy was in a state of shock. She could do nothing, really, but come sit with…

  • The Triangle of Life

    I woke this morning thinking of Howard Zinn (see remembrance below) and of how much he loved us! Us, you know, humanity. And someone sent this piece about earthquakes from a person who…

  • Saying Goodbye to My Friend Howard Zinn

    We have lost a gift, which having received it, all of us might become. AW Photo: @1991 by Jean Weisinger ©2010 by Alice Walker On hearing the news of his death. Me: Howie,…

  • To the Wife and Children

    ©2010 by Alice Walker Dear Ones, I realize you and your mother have been hurt and embarrassed by the infidelities and bizarre behaviors of your father. This is a common problem for many.…

  • Edwidge Danticat, the Quiet Stream

    ©2010 by Alice Walker All this time, silenced, speechless, grateful for my meditation cushion, I have been thinking about the writer, Edwidge Danticat, whose writing for me, so pure and grounded and wise,…

  • Mommy Is Not Pure!

    Garrett Larson, Mommy, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Devaki Jain, Mommy and Daddie’s newest beloved friend! Christmas With His Holiness/Dharamsala, India, December 25, 2009 © 2009 by Lhamo Tsering The Chicken Chronicles…

  • Gandhi Samadhi

    The Chicken Chronicles Chapter Thirteen © 2009 by Alice Walker The elephant makes a gurgling sound, from the throat, on seeing his favorite mahout or owner. Similarly it may excrete dung, or urinate,…