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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
<i>HELEN BAR-LEV</i> FROM ISRAEL WITH LOVE by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, It is a pleasure today to share something worthwhile from a friend in Israel. Helen Bar-Lev is an interesting artist—she is both poet and painter, one whose work is hightly inv...
<i>Israeli flag (Wikipedia)</i> A POEM FROM KING DAVID by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, As I am certain you already know, our ancestor King David was, among many other things, a psalmist, a poet.   The psalms have guided Jews and Christians alike, across the centu...
Photo use permission by Leslie Rains, owner of East End Book Exchange A COMPETITION WINNER by alongtheserivers
HELLO POETRY LOVERS,   A SUBJECT LITTLE KNOWN TO THOSE OUTSIDE THE POETRY WORLD IS THE BUSINESS OF GETTING PUBLISHED. ACTUALLY, THE ENTIRE UNIVERSE OF PUBLISHING, BE IT POETRY, FICTION, NON-FICTION...
CYAA_THE_BRENTWOOD_ANTHOLOGY.jpg THE BRENTWOOD ANTHOLOGY by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   Today I'd like to announce a new publication that I had the honor of co-editing with Michael Wurster. It is THE BRENTWOOD ANTHOLOGY, a collection of work by 22 talented peopl...
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...
4KFF_Ida__2013_film_.jpg IDA by alongtheserivers
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...