• Mumia Happy Birthday

    Happy Birthday Mumia Abu-Jamal/ April 24

    Feliz Cumpleaños Mumia Abu-Jamal/ Abril 24 Happy Birthday Mumia Abu-Jamal/ April 24 What have you given us to accompany our despair? A life lived to the full In a cage too small for…

  • Winne Mandela posted by Alice Walker on alicewalkersgarden.com

    WINNIE MANDELA WE LOVE YOU

    En Español   The name “Lucy,” which appears in the following poem, was given by paleoanthropologists to the fossilized skeleton of the most ancient, recognizably human ancestral figure ever found.  A female being…

  • Revolutionary Petunias

    These poems are about revolutionaries and lovers-about how, both in revolution and in love, loss of trust and compassion robs us of hope. They are also about (and for) those few embattled souls…

  • ONCE (1968)

    This first volume of poetry established Alice Walker as a poet of unusual sensitivity and power.  All of these poems were written either in East Africa, where Walker spent the summer of 1965,…