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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
Maya Angelou reciting her poem "On the Pulse of Morning" at President Bill Clinton's inauguration in 1993.
<br>From Wikimedia Commons THREE FILMS by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers, As promised in the last blog post, I am writing some brief reviews about the three films about poets presented by the Three Rivers Film Festival. The films were MAYA ANGELOU:AND S...
Daguerrotype of Emily Dickinson, age 16, c. early 1847. It is presently located in Amherst College Archives & Special Collections. POETRY AND FILM! by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   This morning I received word of some interesting happenings, soon to happen! Iris Samson, filmmaker, journalist and dear friend to all Pittsburgh ---Jewish and everyone else-...
CSNH_clock_623168_960_720.jpg OLD GOLD: A POEM by alongtheserivers
Greetings Poetry Lovers,   There is a poet in California named Rick Lupert who does a whole lot more for the craft of poetry than merely write it. Lupert is an editor, publisher, webmaster, entrepr...
9A8O_candle_large.jpg SHANA TOVA by alongtheserivers
HELLO POETRY LOVERS,   I THINK I'M JUST A BIT AHEAD OF TIME, WHICH AFFORDS ME THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE THE FIRST TO WISH YOU A GOOD NEW YEAR, 5777! IMAGINE THE CENTURIES THAT ENCOMPASS ALL WE KNOW OF ...
Astronaut Ilan Ramon A POEM, PLUS by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   A video came across my desk that is causing me to share something in addition to poetry today. It is a short film that deals in a wise and tender manner with an aspect of our...
89Y5_Randyland3.JPG RANDYLAND! by alongtheserivers
Greetings Poetry Lovers, I'm sure I share with most, if not all of you, an abiding love for our beautiful city. Every community poet worth his or her salt has written at least one "Pittsburgh poem....
Painting by Judith Robinson NEW POETRY & FICTION by alongtheserivers
Hi Literature Lovers,   I've expanded my greeting today because I am including links to some things of interest that have been sent out into the world lately. I invite you to check out: http://www....
<i>Sholem Aleichem was one of the greatest Yiddish writers. <br>

Screenshot from YouTube/Ullstein Bild via Getty Images</i> YIDDISH FOR EVERYONE? by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers, I wonder if you've been curious--as I have--about how much Yiddish is known by our non-Jewish friends.  I suppose a certain amount of our Jewish culture has permeated the larger A...
HGA_jfilm.jpg JFILM! ROBINSON SHORT FILM AWARDS by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers,   A bit of a departure from poetry as such today--and a look at another art form, very different yet equally creative: filmmaking. Film is considered by some the art form of our t...
1ZII_Innocent_People.jpg A NEW BOOK! by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   No, for just this once, it is not poetry, and no, for just this once, it is not Jewish (well, not entirely, anyway). This is an intro to my new novel, INNOCENT PEOPLE.  Brief...