"Bob Trabold's poetry is reflective of the rich life he lives. His work powerfully yet gently centers on the spiritual core and peaceful aspects of human existence. His poems are thought-provoking, insightful and most of all inspiring." Tone Bellizzi, Director, Davault Artists' Café
"Robert Trabold masterful style of his long-awaited collection ‘Watching the River Flow By: Selected Poems"...with a poetic voice ...blends with that of the Endless River. With liquid poems, meditation, haikus, spirituality travel through the landscape of Europe translating artifacts of words bringing that verse back into the 21st century."
"...Drifting back to the days of his youth, standing up for civil rights anti-war and nukes, the environment and other social injustices - his poetic eye comes full circle back on the road to the shore of the ancient river returning back to the ocean of time and the cosmic journey." James Romano, Performance Poets Assoc. of Long Island