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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
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...
7HQH_school_of_fish_199135.jpg A SEASONAL HAIKU by alongtheserivers
HELLO POETRY LOVERS, WE HAVE JUST CELEBRATED SUKKOT, A TIME OF JOY, A TIME OF HAPPINESS. I HAD THE HONOR AND PRIVILEGE OF LUNCHING IN THE SUKKAH OF RABBI YISROEL AND MRS. CHANI ALTEIN FOR THE HOLID...
"Feast of Trumpets"<br>Artist Aleksander Gierymski, Wikimedia Commons TASHLICH by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Fans, WONDER IF YOU, AS I, ARE USING THE DAYS BETWEEN THE HIGH HOLIDAYS, FOR SOME REFLECTION? SO MUCH OF WHAT I DO REMINDS ME OF THE WAYS OF MY ELDERS, SO LONG AGO.  MY PARENTS, WHO WE...
95KF_Man_blowing_shofar.jpg ROSH HASHANA, 2013 by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, As we prepare to welcome the New Year, 5774, the future, our thoughts cannot help but reflect something of the past. Jewish holidays are like that---they bring memories. Perhap...
orange fire A GOOD REVIEW by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Fans, Forgive me---I am indulging myself a bit today, wanting to share with my readers a wonderful review of my poetry collection, ORANGE FIRE. I have never met Fred Shaw, the gentlema...
Schenley Plaza MIDSUMMER IN THE CITY by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, We're getting close to mid-summer and having a heat wave.  So what else is new? Well, one of the new and nicer facts of life is that this summer The Pittsburgh Parks Conservanc...
Shuey with Shmuly, at 20 months old A POEM FOR MY CAPABLE AIDE by alongtheserivers
Hello Pittsburghers,  Taking this opportunity to introduce a great support to this writer/poet---my technical advisor, Shuey Teitelbaum. Shuey is with PC Doctors, an all purpose high tech computer ...
Photo by Sandford Riemer OUR RICH HERITAGE by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Fans, I wonder if you share a certain turn of mind with me, as you get older...I can best describe it as an ever increasing sense of connectedness to both the religion and to the cultu...
Chronicle photo by Ohad Cadji SUMMERTIME by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, As the month of May ends, our thoughts turn to summer. Summer represents many things to people---nature unfolding its warmth and blooming bounty, long days, starry nights, picn...
XR7_music.jpg A JEWISH MUSICAL EVENT FOR WOMEN by alongtheserivers
HELLO POETRY LOVERS, IN HEBREW THE WORD FOR POEM AND FOR SONG IS THE SAME : "SHEER" (PHONETICALLY) --WHICH POINTS OUT THE MUSICALITY INHERENT IN GOOD POETRY. IT IS ALSO TRUE THAT THE OLD ENGLISH WO...