10 Comments on [Poetry Friday] Relevant Truths in Alice Walker’s Poems

  1. Loving the militant feel of this entire post. 🙂 Much much needed and valued especially during these times.

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  2. We need our truth, not humungous lies. Alice Walker speaks our truth.

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  3. Poetry is leading us. Yes! If we let it… thank you!

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  4. Incredible words.

    “Humans,
    with all of our experience of it
    find absolute evil almost impossible
    to believe.”

    Alice Walker strikes straight to the heart, her words are so full of anger and sadness, but still love and hope.

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  5. maryleehahn // March 25, 2017 at 7:50 am // Reply

    What a timely pair!

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  6. Walker’s words resonate so much in today’s reality. Thank you for sharing these poems today, Fats. =)

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  7. Both of Walker’s poems speak to today so powerfully. The second one, especially, gives me hope.

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  8. Thank you for this! Ruth, thereisnosuchthingasagodforsakentown.blogspot.com

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  9. Both of these powerful poems are new to me. As Mary Lee said, how timely!

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  10. Two very powerful poems by Alice Walker, thanks for sharing them with us. Alice Walker was one of the women poets I was considering featuring this week on my blog, so it’s serendipitous to find her here. Poetry surely is “leading us.”

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