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  GoodPoems - Poetry — music in concert with ideas. A blog by Judith R. Robinson.
JP96_poetry.jpg After parents, home, school, there are other influences... by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   As the title of this blog post suggests,  it is clear that there are many, many influences on the development of an individual's attitudes and outlook on life. For me, and ma...
KJRP_grace_cavalieri.png SOME GREAT PERSONAL POETRY NEWS by alongtheserivers
  Hi Poetry Lovers,   As you undoubtedly know, we who write and read poetry are a very small world within the world. Even though there is no single form of expression that commands the public's att...
<i>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)</i>
SOME OF US by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, As Jewish people we are all familiar with the fact that often we hold very differing opinions. We know very well that three Jews can offer ten opinions on anything, including p...
Nicholas Winton (en.wikipedia.org) IN MEMORY OF A HERO by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, The entire history of the Holocaust is still not completely known. As is true with all history, we can never entirely recreate the past, but of course, as we seek to understand...
BVCC_IMG_0521.JPG A NEW HOLOCAUST CENTER FOR PITTSBURGH by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, I have just visited the new Holocaust Center on Hazelwood Avenue, and am very pleased to report that it is a fresh, well-designed space, a place that should serve the vital fun...
Photo courtesy of Amy Cohen of the Volunteer Center HAPPY NEW YEAR by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers, Here we are, in the middle of the "days of awe," the time we begin the Jewish New Year. Just past Rosh Hashana, and just before Yom Kippur, I want to wish all a sweet New Year....
'Clare Bridge 2003' by Ed g2s - Self-published work by Ed g2s. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Commons SAYING GOODBYE TO SUMMER by alongtheserivers
Hi Poetry Lovers, One of many things poets seem to address with regularity is the swift passage of time. Time's flight was a favored topic for Shakespeare; many of the sonnets concern this. Sonnet ...
Israeli Flag LET US TRY TO UNITE by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   As those who read this blog know, politics is not something I often address, nor would I today, except for one desperate reason: The fact that Israel is now threatened with d...
Photo provided by JTA SOLITUDE by alongtheserivers
Hello Poetry Lovers,   Lately the subject of solitude has interested me. We can agree that living today includes being bombarded by sensory clamor--of every sort--visual, auditory, all persistent, ...
<i>auschwitz.org photo</i> THE SHOAH REVISITED by alongtheserivers
Greetings Poetry Lovers,   Going back through files of work I came upon a brief lecture from more than ten years ago, but one that resonates exactly the same way today, and is perhaps even more imp...