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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
Nicholas Winton (en.wikipedia.org) IN MEMORY OF A HERO by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, The entire history of the Holocaust is still not completely known. As is true with all history, we can never entirely recreate the past, but of course, as we seek to understand...
BVCC_IMG_0521.JPG A NEW HOLOCAUST CENTER FOR PITTSBURGH by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, I have just visited the new Holocaust Center on Hazelwood Avenue, and am very pleased to report that it is a fresh, well-designed space, a place that should serve the vital fun...
Photo courtesy of Amy Cohen of the Volunteer Center HAPPY NEW YEAR by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Here we are, in the middle of the "days of awe," the time we begin the Jewish New Year. Just past Rosh Hashana, and just before Yom Kippur, I want to wish all a sweet New Year....
'Clare Bridge 2003' by Ed g2s - Self-published work by Ed g2s. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Commons SAYING GOODBYE TO SUMMER by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers, One of many things poets seem to address with regularity is the swift passage of time. Time's flight was a favored topic for Shakespeare; many of the sonnets concern this. Sonnet ...
Israeli Flag LET US TRY TO UNITE by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   As those who read this blog know, politics is not something I often address, nor would I today, except for one desperate reason: The fact that Israel is now threatened with d...
Photo provided by JTA SOLITUDE by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   Lately the subject of solitude has interested me. We can agree that living today includes being bombarded by sensory clamor--of every sort--visual, auditory, all persistent, ...
<i>auschwitz.org photo</i> THE SHOAH REVISITED by alongtheserivers
Greetings Poetry Lovers,   Going back through files of work I came upon a brief lecture from more than ten years ago, but one that resonates exactly the same way today, and is perhaps even more imp...
<i>Rabbi Shimon Silver of Pittsburgh (Photo by Toby Tabachnick)</i> POET OF THE WEEK by alongtheserivers
HI POETRY LOVERS, SOME NICE NEWS FROM THE POETRY WORLD TO SHARE. RICHARD J. FLEMING OF CHICAGO, ILL. AND I HAVE BEEN NAMED "POETS OFTHE WEEK,' BY POETRYSUPERHIGHWAY.COM. OUR WORK AND BIOS CAN BE RE...
FROM THE POST-GAZETTE by alongtheserivers
HI POETRY FANS--   IN CASE YOU MISSED IT, HERE IS MY POEM, "AFTER WORDS," THAT APPEARED IN THE PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE ON SATURDAY, MAY 16. AS PITTSBURGHERS, YOU MAY RECALL SOME OF THE SPECIFICS, N...
4A1F_Judy_Robinson.jpg A NEW BOOK! by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers,   I am thrilled to announce the publication of a new chapbook, WHEN I LOVED YOU, forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.   The first "blurb" for the back cover has been written by ...