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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
<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...
KYYV_getimage.asp.jpg MEET THE ARTIST: #3 by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Reporting on an outstanding event held February 21 by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh.  The evening was multi-faceted: at trendy Tamari Restaurant in Lawrenceville, there wa...
Albert & Anita Smolover POET AND PATRIARCH, AL SMOLOVER by alongtheserivers
HELLO POETRY LOVERS, THERE IS SAD NEWS IN PITTSBURGH TODAY. WE HAVE LOST AL SMOLOVER, A COMMUNITY LEADER, GOOD FRIEND, AND FINE MAN. WE ARE FORTUNATE THAT THERE ARE OTHERS WHO ALSO FIT THAT DESCRIP...
<i>Dora Iwler</i> THE BLUE HEART by alongtheserivers
THE BLUE HEART Hello Poetry Lovers, I am very pleased to tell you that quite soon a new poetry chapbook called THE BLUE HEART will be released by Finishing Line Press. This is the collection of my ...
 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...