Jonathan Goldman a.k.a JGthepoet

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Jonathan Goldman, known Internationally as 'JGthepoet', was born in Nottingham on 16 December 1943, and moved to London in August 1950. He started writing poetry in the year 2000, when he was diagnosed with the rare, incurable skeletal muscle disease called Myasthenia Gravis. He is a Practising Jew, and has a devout Faith in the Almighty. With his Myasthenia normally controlled by a drug cocktail, he can lead a reasonable life, but has had to make certain changes to his lifestyle and hobbies, as he is not allowed any exercise or sports. With Myasthenia, the more he uses his muscles, the weaker they become.

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  • ''To Lose an Argument for the sake of a Peaceful Existence is not Cowardice but takes Great Fortitude.''
    Final Line in 'My Tribute to my late Father, Rabbi Dr Solomon Goldman z.s.l.'
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  • Trucker Jeff (7/12/2006 6:30:00 PM)

    Hey Jonathan...Good poem. Its an earmark of life. I drive a semi. Should I hop the pond and load you up? I'd be happy to. Good luck and God's blessings on your knew home. Live well and prosper

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Will others remember me
When from this Mortal Life I slip?
As I remember those of my forebears,
Who did before me live.

Today I remember my Mother's Mum,
For it is the Anniversary of her death,
And think that if it wasn't for her,
There would for me have been no birth.

Children always remember parents,
When from this Life they take leave,
Taken by HIM who Rules on High,
To rest near HIS Majestic Seat.

But we should not forget our Grandparents,
For without them where would we be?
Never to grace Life or this World,
Or to have ...

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