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Stone Soup Servings Presents: Karen Skolfield


  Stone Soup Servings is a regular series for Oddball Magazine that features upcoming performers at Stone Soup Poetry, the long-running spoken word venue in the Boston area that has partnered with Oddball Magazine. Stone Soup Poetry now meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery’s new location at…

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Bamboozled No More! Winter Comfort


  I am not a fan of extreme temperatures and changes in weather. February 2015 has exhausted me, frozen my soul. What happened to days when snow and extreme cold were mutually exclusive weather events? In February 2015, there are no more sidewalks, just long narrow endless corridors. Traveling by any means (air, rail or…

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It’s All One Thing #69: Allen Ginsberg at the Church of the Covenant 1978 (a Stone Soup Event)


  Oh, I sang along, rolled in the aisles by Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright a line going through my abdomen I dangled, Jesus, Jesus Christ, KEY-RIST there must a been a hundreds of poets                                                                             there There should have been a covenant: restless psychosis, heads bandaged wigs, disparate dipsomania, poor souls in hairy jerkins, severely serious…

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Seven Times 34: New Days


  The long grass shoots Extend With lasting care And the leaves receive Gratefully, the sun’s rays Nourishing blooms Attend Each covert blade And the world achieves Graciously, its new days   Andrew Borne is 2 Cups Poet 1 teaspoon Musician 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1/2 cup Absurdity 3/4 cup Chef 1 egg, beaten 2 1/3…