POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, February 3rd – 7pm
Beau Beausoleil reads from two new collections of his work, followed by an open mic
Bird & Beckett is proud to present a San Francisco poet of exquisite talents and profound dedication to humanity. Beau Beausoleil’s long history as a bookseller and his many years leading the Al-Mutanabbi Street Project speak to his dedication to to the word, to the world and to the heart.
Tonight, Beau will read from his recent volume of poems, Harness of Bone, and from his just-released book of new and selected poems from 1976 to present, A Glyphic House.
Learn more about Beau at this link:
"It is in doubt and not in faith that the salvation of the world is to be found. Faith is a delusion and a snare: a pitfall, a prison. It intimidates the intellect. With fear of eternal damnation religion crushes intellectual activity; with hero worship it destroys individuality; with hopes for the beyond it prevents the growth of ideals for the present. It makes of us a race of intellectual cowards; it changes but little if any our daily conduct toward each other. But doubt sets us free."
-- Job Harriman, 1902
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