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“The Poet’s Gallery” hosts poets, painters, photographers and musicians.
Contact the founder and director poet Philip Hackett at either his P.O. Box 330168, S.F., CA 94133-0168, or e-mail him at his e-mail address: email@example.com. Mr. Hackett has 10 of his books available @ $10- per book plus postage and handling. He is always looking for new talent to be presented in a variety of spaces throughout The City. Send him your bl&wh glossy, auto-bio and a sampling of your poetry on a CD.
No materialsent will be returned.
Thank you! What you requested is in the mail. Sender may or may not be known to you. If not, surprise! Love from a poet.
Love your poems and Haiku’s. My favorites are Sketch #4, Fuying and At Kam Po (H.K.).
Thoroughly enjoyed your reading at my solo photography exhibition.
Visit my website for my photos:
Welcome to the online. Get ablogging.
Time’s nothing like a balloon, stretched
Out skin, ever emptying, gravity is when
Every trip ends with an impacted wreck.
And yet, and yet, what’s slow up at the front
But lightening-fast when it’s at your back?
What’s better, during or just after the hunt?
I’ll check later. Now it’s time for a Big Mac.
Drop a line, or more or none, that’s fine
And I’ll call when my zero grows a dime.
Philip Hackett, Poet/Producer
PO Box 330168
San Francisco, CA 94133
Twenty books published.
$25.00 each (including postage and handling).
Send check, money order or cash (no credit cards)
to the poet and he’ll promptly mail you book.
For titles write him at his email address….
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Thanks! Pop XO
Dad, I’m real proud of you!
And, wanted to thank you for everything.
Love from your son Dylan.
I would appreciate your sending me all 20 of your published books of poetry. I will contact you today at your mailing address. Thank you for sharing your poetry with me. I looked you up on Google and was quite impressed by the diversity of your style, the content and form and variety of subject matter. Sincerely, Sima
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Congratulations Philip! Keep up the good work. All the poets, painters, musicians and residents of North Beach love you.
REVIEWS: POET PHILIP HACKETT
Philip, you’re an asset to The City
and the other poets.
Philip Hackett’s poetry
will enlighten you
how the other half lives.
Jack Hirschman, San Francisco Poet Laureate 2006
Donna Bero, Executive Director
Friends of th San Francisco Public Library
and Luis Herrera
San Francisco City Librarian
Gratefully acknowledges the contribution of
Poet Philip Hackett
To the Poets Eleven Series
June 26, 2007
City and County of San Francisco
Philip Hackett hasplayed an integral role
in our community by encouraging the arts
and organized artists
and has been a guiding force
behind many events celebrating art
including “The Poetry Festival”
at his The Poet’s Gallery in North Beach
and was the organizer of many events
and reading in Boston during the 70s
and during the 80s in San Francisco
at the Press Club and transcended art
and entered politics with his “For the Love
of The City” gathering of poets, painters, musicians
and other artists and for working tirelessly advancing the arts
and for his dedication and commitment we wish to show
our appreciation by proclaiming October 25th
PHILIP HACKETT DAY in San Francisco
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand caused
the Seal of The City and Conty of San Francisco to be affixed.
Signed. Gavin Newsom Mayor
I like the vivid immediacy, the zest of Philip Hackett’s poetry. The
freshness, his eye for detail, the lengthy descriptions, the tenderness.
He excels in evoking mood through detail. It can be lyrical or intensely terrifying.
But Hackett can also be very funny. There is a deeper and darker side to his worldview.
Hackett’s poetry is enriching in several ways. Read it.
Dr. Robert K. Johnson
Professor of English
I very much appreciate your poetry.
Senator Edward M. Kennedy
“Suffer The Children To Play”
A poem by Poet Philip Hackett
is very much a superior poem on a timely and difficult subject.
Thank you for sharing it with me.
Willie L.Brown, Jr.
Thank you for your poignant poem. You very beautifully write
about why our national priorities must be realigned. I will share
it with my colleagues in Cngress and draw on it as a source
Speaker of The House of Representatives
Certificate of Honor
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
City and County of San Francisco
In recognition of your artistic
contributions to the color and character
of North Beach and congratulations
on your group show at your The Poet’s Gallery.
Supervisor Aaron Peskin
President of The Board of Supervisors
The City takes great pride in its long and distinguished
literary traditions — traditions that have added immeasurably
to the understanding and appreciation of human civilization
Philip Hackett founder of “Poetry at the San Francisco Press Club”
is an outstanding example of a San Franciscan determined to carry
on our City’s literary traditions by presenting some of America’s and
the world’s most creative talents writing in every form and his
“International Reading Series” represents an important effort
to improve international understanding I comend Philip Hackett
well and convey our heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to him
for his public services.
On my travels through The City
I met an Irishman
Who had honor and no money
His eyes were clear
He dreamed of butterflies and daffodils
And starsHe had no moneyBut had his dreams
Indian lost jews and potato Irish in the soup
A lady’s thighs glinted in the sun
His eyes would flash the eyes of Donegal
A leprchaun on a wild path
No end to man
No end to life
Just dancing down the street
I love your humorous poem “She Said She Was An Artist”!
IF YOU WISH
THE POET’S GALLERY
WE ARE NOW PRODUCING
POETRY, PAINTING, PHOTOGRAPHY AND MUSIC
IN UP TO TWENTY NORTH BEACH VENUES.
IF YOU ARE A PUBLISHED POET
SEND ME A CD WITH 3 ORIGINAL POEMS
AN 8 X 10 BL & WH GLOSSY
AND AN SASE (IF YOU WISH THE MATERIAL
SENT BACK TO YOU.
PHILIP HACKETT, POET/PRODUCER
P.S: WE’RE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR SUPPORT
PHILIP HACKETT, POB 330168, SF, CA 94133
P.S.: DON’T FORGET TO INCLUDE A ONE PAGE
TYPEWRITTEN AUTO-BIO SKETCH….
I’ve known the poet Philip Hackett since 1961 when he lived in Nuremberg, Germany. And since, I have had the opportunity to collect signed copies of his 20 or more books of poetry. We actually met subsequently in Frankfurt and the Mojave Desert and I have loved Philip since the 1st day we met at the Schwarzwald. I wish he would write to me because every email I have sent recently to his Yahoo email gets returned to me almost instantly. However a friend sent me a newer email of his which is: firstname.lastname@example.org
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