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Jack Powers, 73; helped poets bring verses to life

Jack Powers, who grew up in and near projects in Roxbury, founded Stone Soup nearly 40 years ago. Jack Powers, who grew up in and near projects in Roxbury, founded Stone Soup nearly 40 years ago. (Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff/File 1987)
By Bryan Marquard
Globe Staff / October 16, 2010

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Poems were more than just words on a page for Jack Powers, who believed that verse needed to be freed from the confines of musty books and the stuffy halls of academia. (Full article: 1036 words)

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