Stone Soup Servings Presents: Ben Mazer


Stone Soup Servings is a regular series for Oddball Magazine that features upcoming features at Stone Soup Poetry, the long-running spoken word venue in the Boston area that has recently partnered with Oddball Magazine. Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street […]

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It’s All One Thing #4: 1965


That last year of high school, I knew. I had to register for the draft and I was reading Thoreau and Tolstoy. I remember getting the form and wanting to register conscientious objector. But I couldn’t. I labored over that card and took it personally, oh, so very personally, to the home of the clerk […]

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Two Poems by Lee Varon


Thanksgiving This Thanksgiving you’re sober. Your words aren’t slurred, eyes aren’t bloodshot; you and your sister tease me about my driving. Slowly, I reach our destination. Out past Holyoke, Lee, Hudson, to Millerton. Silos, still groups of cows and sheep replace shopping malls, service areas. Hemlock, fir and white birch replace maple and oak. Breathing […]

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