Poetry

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Rent Control in San Francisco is a Golden Handcuff

It’s a hell of a thing to know
that once you have to move,
you can never come back again.

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Maya Angelou’s Poetry Read by a Really Creepy Robot

This morning I woke up to the news that Maya Angelou had died. She was an amazing human and an incredible writer, so I wanted to

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Listen to Writers Read Sexy and Erotic Tales at Red Light Lit

The very lovely ladies at Sex+Design Magazine asked me to take part in the very first Red Light Lit: Erotic tales told by folks

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Full Disclosure: I’m a Hopeless Romantic

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="350"] via Pres10[/caption] Me: I think I'm actually going to post about being romantic. She: Now that's something I'd like to read... People love to fit things, especially

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An Ode to the Chinese Bakery

My stomach is growling! But alas, That despite its howling I am a Broke Ass I am short on dough What else is new? I have to be fed To the Chinese

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How to Celebrate a “Friend-a-Versary” (You Know, Like an Anniversary, Except with People You Don’t Smooch)

I’m a big ol’ fan of celebrations: parties, holidays, the “happy dance” that I perform in my room after I do my laundry and realize

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Poetry And Music at Bird And Beckett

I don't make it to Glen Park often, but for what is coming up at Bird & Beckett that may just change. Les Gottesman, poet, and Bill Crossman, poet

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Friday Night: Fillmore Art Walk

Once again, it's time for my street to come alive with all of the colorful characters (and not to mention outfits) that turn up on Fillmore during their

Party Like A Scot at Edinburgh Castle’s Annual Robert Burns Night

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Are bagpipes sexy or terrifying? Discuss."][/caption] What is haggis?  Why aren't kilts a hispter staple by now?  Where is Scotland anyway?  If you find

Cardboard Armor-Building Workshop at Hayes Valley Farm

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Kind of like Medieval Times, but much less cool."][/caption] Our awesome city is home to some pretty out-there people and events, like the cracked-out