A trip to the East Bay around lunch time on the first Thursday of every month may be in order for poetry lovers to catch Lunch Poems–a series of talks featuring award winning local poets reading their work in person.
Poetry and music have always gotten along great together–from the Greek chorus to the iambic pentameter of Shakespeare supplemented in the Elizabethan theater by interrelated musical entertainment.
Poets from all over the world will trek to the city for the third annual San Francisco International Poetry Festival, commemorating an ongoing international dialogue extolling the beauty of language.
D.A. Powell reads poetry from his new book Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys at City Lights Bookstore, Thursday, March 15, at 7pm.