ON SEEING PICASSO’S GUERNICA FOR THE FIRST TIME – a poem by Mel Goldberg 

ON SEEING PICASSO’S GUERNICA FOR THE FIRST TIME Picasso’s Guernica took me aback — his masterpiece against the dread of war — starkly painted in blue and white and black its bleak immensity a metaphor for senseless killing. It gripped me as I stared, then fell upon my knees, hands clasped, and sobbed. Something in […]

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