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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
 A.M.Klein A CANADIAN POET by alongtheserivers
HELLO POETRY LOVERS, I AM EXCITED ABOUT SHARING THE WORK OF A POET NEW TO ME, ALTHOUGH SOMEONE OF CONSIDERABLE REPUTE IN THE 20TH CENTURY, A.M. KLEIN. RECOGNIZED AS AN IMPORTANT FIGURE IN POETRY, I...
James Arlington Wright AUTUMN 2012 by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Just past the Jewish New Year, and looking forward to Chanukah, but in between we deal with autumn, in all its majesty. But of course there is more than majesty to autumn. Like...
Why Poetry? by alongtheserivers
Why Poetry? A question I am often asked;   there are a multitude of ways to answer, but here is mine:  More than another form of amusement or entertainment, poetry has been regarded as something ce...
Yehudah Amichai WHAT IS UNIVERSAL IN POETRY by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Just observed our New Year, 5773, and as always, celebrating Jewish holidays tends to be bittersweet: we express joy in life, gratitude to Hashem for the world and everything i...
16HE_343The_Blue_Heart_cover.jpg THE BLUE HEART by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, I am very pleased to announce that I have signed a contract with Finishing Line Press, a fine publisher of chapbooks, to publish a new book which is called THE BLUE HEART. A ch...
Pittsburgh Allderdice photo courtesy of Henry C. Schmitt A PROSE POEM by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, One of the many accepted forms used in poetry is the prose poem. It is a rather intriguing straddler of the thin line between what is generally thought to be a "poem," and what...
A memorial in Tel Aviv for the 11 Israeli team members killed by Palestinian "Black September" terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Credit: Avishai Teicher. MUNICH by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Sorry to have been a bit scarce of late, but I have been "on the road," traveling, enjoying the beginning of summer. But of course life has a way of always intruding on any pea...
4LM8_holopoetryintro2.jpg HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE IN POETRY by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, This is the week of Holocaust Remembrance. We are 70 years from the horrific events of World War 11, which we as Jews have rightly labeled the Shoah, or in English, the Holocau...
A YOUNG POET VISITS THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM by alongtheserivers
DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY, 2012, A GROUP OF STUDENTS FROM JOHNSTOWN, PA, TRAVELED TO WASHINGTON, D.C. TO VISIT THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM. THE TRIP WAS ARRANGED AND PAID FOR BY THE BEERMAN FUND. AMONG...
April Bulmer FROM NEW YORK by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Reporting from NYC, a beautiful, tiny West Village synagogue, to be exact, called Congregation Darech Amuno, at 53 Charles Street.  We are the guests today of Voices Israel, th...