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  • Onions on a fence photo by Alice Walker

    Poem As I am dying

    Como Me Estroy Muriendo Onions drying on a fence photo by Alice Walker  2022 As I am Dying Copyright 2022 by Alice Walker (For all the farmers of the world who are standing…

  • The New Dark Ages

    The New Dark Ages ©2015  by Alice Walker for M As we slip into the new Dark Ages you become more dear to me. Your face, your smile that carefully trimmed never to…

  • Is Celie Actually Ugly?

      Is Celie Actually Ugly? ©2015 by Alice Walker for Cynthia Erivo Is Celie actually ugly? Asks the charismatic star playing her on Broadway. How many times over the years I have explained…

  • Imagine

    Imagine ©2015 by Alice Walker We can only imagine What these two- Francis and Fidel- Really had to say To each other. The Pope wondering Who really is the Holy Father here, Since…

  • Refugees ©2015 by Alice Walker

    Refugees ©2015 by Alice Walker They would not be running to us If we were not chasing them With the guns and bombs and rockets we sold To crazy people: Out of their…

  • The world Rising ©2015 by Alice Walker

    The world Rising ©2015 by Alice Walker The world rising Can put an end To anything: The murder of children Whales Elephants Forests Oceans. Get up.  Roll over On that part Of you…

  • Lodestar ©2015 by Alice Walker

     Lodestar ©2015 by Alice Walker Here is what I believe Will be the hardest thing To do: To remember That we have A soul. It is so quiet The soul And weighs Almost…

  • Ancestors Never Sleep

    The Universal Virgen de Humanidad by Alvaro Chavarin Ancestors Never Sleep  © 2015 by Alice Walker Ancestors never sleep And always seem to know What they’re doing. How is this possible? I ask…

  • WOMEN SUPPORT THE IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

    http://on.fb.me/1hGzA3Q Especially To The Toddlers of Iran ( And Other Countries ) And Those Just Learning To Ride Bikes ©2015 by Alice Walker It is the Wellbeing Of your country So far Away…

  • The Future Captured In A Heartless Fist

    David Birkett posted this Video “Make Up Your Own Mind…” The Future Captured In A Heartless Fist ©2015 by Alice Walker Somehow it is left to us This most hopeful of generations To…

  • Julian Bond 1940-2015

    Julian Bond 1940-2015 Julian The first time I sang We Shall Overcome Was in a circle On the lawn of Trevor Arnett Library At Atlanta University And by chance I was holding Your…

  • Desert Rose Welcome the Light Music CD

    If you want to live your soul, find a friend and stay near. -Rumi Sometimes the “friend” is music.  And so in this glorious month of August, the month of fullest moons and…

  • Beverly Buchanan, Artist, 1940-2015

    Beverly Buchanan, Artist, 1940-2015 ©2015 by Alice Walker Someone who knew me well And that I’d lived In many a gray shack My mother transformed With flowers Took me to your house To…