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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
Photo credit: "Liten askenasisk sjofar 5380." Licensed under Creative Commons Wikimedia L'Shana Tova by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers,   As we prepare for the New Year, I post the following three poems for your perusal. May we all live a year of peace for ourselves, our families and friends, our country and our b...
"Industrial Engineering and Management at Technion by David Shankbone" Licensed under Creative Commons TIKKUN OLAM and HORNS by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   World and local events swirl around us; sadly, we say goodbye to Sophie Masloff, former Mayor of Pittsburgh, and a good one. She was smart, effective, a Jewish grandmother an...
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Hello Poetry Lovers,   I have another matter on my mind today, although it relates to the ongoing revelations in regard to the Holocaust, a theme to which I continue to return in thought, in readin...
Wikimedia Commons by the German Federal Archive (Deutsches Bundesarchiv) as part of a cooperation project FROM MEMEORIAL DAY TO D-DAY by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers, Memorial Day weekend has just ended. This year we Pittsburghers enjoyed a remarkably clear, breezy, sunny  holiday. I had the rare opportunity to meet a genuine hero of World War ...
I5NV_East_End_Book_Exchange.jpg POETRY BLOOMS IN BLOOMFIELD by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers, Thought you might like to know about a new (fairly new) bookstore in Pittsburgh that has opened its doors to poets and other writers: It is The East End Book Exchange, located at ...
T.S. Eliot A POEM FOR A PRINCE by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers,   It's April! Known as Poetry Month. Of course, it was T. S. Eliot who famously said so first, calling it the 'cruellest month,' in "The Waste Land." Here is the beginning of that...
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HELLO POETRY LOVERS ,   STARTING THE YEAR 2014 A BIT LATE , BUT HERE GOES : " THREE PERSPECTIVES ," A SHOW  OF ART , POETRY AND HISTORY RELATED TO THE HOLOCAUST , HAS BEEN ON A THREE MONTH EXHIBITI...
<i>Israeli flag (Wikipedia)</i> POETRY UPDATE: PLUS ISRAEL by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Winding up 2013, a good year for poetry; lots of wonderful writing, teaching and reading. But the year is ending on a disappointing note in another regard: the American Studies...
Israeli Flag SOME GOOD NEWS RE "ISRAEL BOYCOTT" by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry and Academic Freedom Lovers-- A quick update on previous blog: I said I was waiting to congratulate other American institutions of higher learning if they showed some free and clear think...
DFU5_The_Blue_Heart_cover.jpg AN ART-POETRY EXHIBITION by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Some good news to report: the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is hosting an art-poetry exhibition that will run for three consecutive months.  Featured will be the stunning pain...