POETS! every 1st & 3rd Monday
Monday, April 15th – 7-9 pm
Ronald Sauer & Agneta Falk
followed by an open mic
Cosmopolitan pillars of the North Beach poetry scene, Ronald Sauer and Agneta Falk have riveted poetry audiences in cafes and auditoriums, on outdoor festival stages, in vast amphitheaters and narrow alleyways…
they return to Bird & Beckett with poems in hand…
Agneta Falk was born in Stockholm, Sweden in 1946. She is a poet, visual artist, editor and translator. In her twenties she moved to England, and in 1998 she moved to San Francisco.
Ronald F. Sauer is a poet/New Yorker in North Beach, San Francisco. A compulsive talker, musician, artist, art collector & curator, translator of Baudelaire (and many a great French poet), Summa-cum-laude for Horizontal Angelology (Ph.d, Oxymoron Divinity School), upstart cosmologist, aficionado of insomniac starlight, the bane of pretense, philately and cheeky ducks; he is also haberdasher to the blithely impoverished.
"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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