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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
Phillip Levine THE JEWISH POET LAUREATE: PHILIP LEVINE by alongtheserivers
  Hello Poetry Lovers, I am particularly pleased to report that Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine, known for his detailed and personal verse about the working class, has been appointed the countr...
JYCX_FinalVoicesPoetHouse.jpg SUBMIT TO ISRAEL ANTHOLOGY, 2011 by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers, Those of you interested in writing, and looking for an opportunity to be published in an international anthology---read on. I have had the experience of being part of the Voices I...
Jay Carson, Pittsburgh poet POETRY IN JULY by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   For those of you who read this blog regularly, it will be no surprise to hear that much of Pittsburgh poetry in the summer happens at Hemingway's Cafe , on Forbes Ave. in Oak...
Arlene Weiner ABOUT FORGETTING by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, I am getting ready to do a poetry reading at Hemingway's Cafe, on Forbes Ave. in Oakland, tomorrow night, Tuesday, June 28, at 8:00 pm. If you are reading this today, Monday, o...
Max Horkheimer (front left), Theodor Adorno (front right), and Jürgen Habermas (in the background, right), in 1965 in Heidelberg. HOLOCAUST POETRY IN PITTSBURGH by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, It is a well-known fact that poets take on any matter--anything from the monumental to the smallest of things. Everything that is part of life can be, and will be, interpreted ...
Philip Pearlstein's cover for ALONG THESE RIVERS POETRY EVENTS IN THE BURGH---DON'T MISS THEM! by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Late spring through early summer is the right time for swinging fully into life. I like to tell my students that one sure way to enhance living is through the arts--music, dram...
A5V6_Natan.jpg BELOVED POETS FROM ISRAEL by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   An often heard quip in poetry circles goes like this: Young poet,  "There's no money in poetry ....! Old poet: "True, but there's no poetry in money either!" That said, here'...
Hamza Perez - Crossing Limits Muslim Poet A JEWISH-MUSLIM POETRY CONNECTION by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Politics and poetry often mix. There have been plenty of poets who turn their political ideas into poems; arguably, Walt Whitman was one, with his celebration of democracy, his...
MS. KOZAK AND ME AN ANCIENT TREASURE by alongtheserivers
Some time ago I had the great priviledge of meeting a (then) 109 year old woman, Evelyn Kozak. She is now 111, one of the oldest people in the country, surely (and presumably) the oldest Jewish per...
IEGR_CSM6_FinalVoicesPoetHouse.jpg A Pittsburgh poet in New York by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Fans, Current poetry news concerns yours truly---and one of the nicest "gigs" I've had the opportunity to be a part of: The first American poetry reading of VOICES ISRAEL. This wonderful ...