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San Francisco, The Cool, Gray City of Love ePub download

by Jean Poerter

  • Author: Jean Poerter
  • ISBN: 0525931805
  • ISBN13: 978-0525931805
  • ePub: 1113 kb | FB2: 1728 kb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Dutton Adult; 1st edition (July 31, 1981)
  • Rating: 4.6/5
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San Francisco, The Cool, Gray City of Love ePub download

He drove a taxi in San Francisco for 7 years while completing college and working as a freelance writer. But I keep returning here, to what the poet George Sterling called "The Cool Gray City of Love".

He drove a taxi in San Francisco for 7 years while completing college and working as a freelance writer. Despite the notoriously crappy weather, ridiculous cost of living, and misfits living on street corners, San Francisco has a certain sense of place that is unmatched in all the world. Or should I say "sense of places" because San Francisco, perhaps more so than any other city, isn't one place.

Cleanly and strong she is- My cool, grey city of love. Her sea is a voice that calls, And her star a voice above, And her wind a voice on her walls- My cool, grey city of love. Tho they stay her feet at the dance, In her is the far romance. Under the rain of winter falling, Vine and rose will await recalling

There is an overall chronological progression to Cool Gray City of Love, but space trumps time, as Kamiya writes. The lens zooms in and out, flits about town and chooses to rest on, or bypass, parts of the city or junctures in history according to its author’s idiosyncratic tastes. This is mostly delightful, though anyone who hasn’t lived in San Francisco may feel lost, and I, a local, found myself reaching for a map.

Newcomers to San Francisco fall in love with the city every day, but no one can appreciate it quite like a longtime resident. But I keep returning here, to what the poet George Sterling called "The Cool Gray City of Love"

Newcomers to San Francisco fall in love with the city every day, but no one can appreciate it quite like a longtime resident. Kamiya proves an ardent, expert guide to his hometown's history, neighborhoods and landmarks. Cool Gray City of Love will open your eyes anew. San Jose Mercury News.

San Francisco: Book Club of California; 2002). The Cool, Grey City of Love, by George Sterling Archived September 3, 2007, at the Wayback Machine at alangullette. "George Sterling Park". The Shadow of the Unattained: The Letters of George Sterling and Clark Ashton Smith, David E. Schultz and S. T. Joshi, eds. (New York: Hippocampus Press, 2005). with Bertha Clark Pope: The Letters of Ambrose Bierce (San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1922). San Francisco Parks Alliance.

Cool gray, is a medium light color gray mixed with the color blue

Cool gray, is a medium light color gray mixed with the color blue. This color is a dull shade of blue-gray. Poet George Sterling once wrote a poem calling San Francisco the "cool grey city of love" The phrase cool grey as applied to San Francisco refers to the frequent fogs from the Pacific Ocean that envelop the city.

When he called San Francisco the city of love, Sterling was thinking of the gentle saint after whom the city was named

When he called San Francisco the city of love, Sterling was thinking of the gentle saint after whom the city was named. Today the phrase evokes the hippies and the Summer of Love.