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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
I0XE_Ralph_Waldo_Emerson_1940_Issue_3c.jpeg ARTISTS TRANSCENDING POLITICS by alongtheserivers
HI POETRY LOVERS,   A SLIGHT DEPARTURE TODAY. IT IS NOT NEWS TO ANYONE THAT OUR COUNTRY IS IN UPHEAVEL, POLITICALLY.  I, FOR ONE, FIND MYSELF WISHING TO ESCAPE FROM THIS TURMOIL, AND MY USUAL ESCAP...
By Scott Bauer, USDA [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons SATURDAY POEM by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   This year is starting off as an extraordinarily busy one for me. I am delighted to announce the publication of a new collection of poems and stories titled CAROUSEL, from Lum...
By Keith Botsford - <a class="external free" href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SaulBellowAndKeithBotsford.jpg">https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:SaulBellowAndKeithBotsford.jpg</a>, <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5" title="Creative Commons Attribution 2.5">CC BY 2.5</a>, <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=20164997">Link</a> POLITICS AND POETRY by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, I am pleased today to add a final blog post for the year 2016. Such a year! (as my grandmother would say) I don't write about politics, I write about poetry. These two subjects...
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....