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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
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...
<i>HELEN BAR-LEV</i> EVERYTHING TODAY -- WHAT A TREAT! by alongtheserivers
HELLO POETRY LOVERS, NOT A GREAT MANY GROWN-UPS HAVE THE ABILITY TO RECAPTURE AN EXACT SENSE OF CHILDHOOD, EVEN GOOD WRITERS. BUT THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO WRITE FOR CHILDREN, QUITE SUCCESSFULLY, AND HA...
<I>Photo courtesy of Anita from Klagenfurt / Austria,  Wikimedia Commons</i> APRIL IS POETRY MONTH by alongtheserivers
HELLO POETRY LOVERS, THOUGHT  YOU MIGHT LIKE TO SEE THE POST-GAZETTE POEM, "SPRING LIGHT IN PITTSBURGH," WHICH WAS PUBLISHED TODAY, APRIL 6, 2013. AS THE TITLE SUGGESTS, I WROTE IT TO HERALD THE CO...
Peter Cole MEDIEVAL HEBREW* POETRY by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, It is well known that Hebrew was a dormant language for centuries. Jewish people in Europe spoke Yiddish, other scattered Jews did as well. In the Diaspora many of our people a...