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Jeanne Powell

SF Station Writer

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By Jeanne Powell (Dec 15, 2002)
As many writers and lovers of the spoken word know, poetry is one of the most ancient and widespread of the arts. San Francisco has been celebrating that genre and other forms of spoken word for decades. I began going to poetry readings after the publication of my first collection of poetry, February Voices, in 1994. As I listened to performances in cafés, bars and restaurants around the City, I was struck by the magical atmosphere created when the human voice lifted "the word" from the page. Wanting to locate a reading closer to where I lived, I spoke with Patricia, then owner of Polk St. Beans & Café, and we reached an accord. More »
By Jeanne Powell (Mar 15, 2000)
I was enjoying a double latté decaf at the newly opened Andalusia Café when Naser Al-mualla said, "We should have poetry here every week." "Naser," I said, "You already have a reading series at Notes From Underground." "Yes, but we need one here at Andalusia, too." Who am I to disagree with a hardworking entrepreneur who finds time to read the poet Rumi? More »
By Jeanne Powell (Jan 01, 2000)
As many writers and lovers of the spoken word know, poetry is one of the most ancient and widespread of the arts. San Francisco has been celebrating that genre and other forms of spoken word for decades. I began going to poetry readings after the publication of my first collection of poetry, February Voices, in 1994. As I listened to performances in cafés, bars and restaurants around the City, I was struck by the magical atmosphere created when the human voice lifted "the word" from the page. Wanting to locate a reading closer to where I lived, I spoke with Patricia, then owner of Polk St. Beans & Café, and we reached an accord. More »
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