Poem by Donnie Welch


  A Martian Visits the MFA Boston- After Humanity Degas’ Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer still stands. Her shoulders, caked in layers of dust, molded as though they were made to quiver, but never do. Around her, the works of Degas’ peers, the Impressionists, are moth ridden. Holes chewed through the rainbow array of colors on the […]

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Poem by John Grey


  First Date Rustling boas floating high and bowing after her, could be birds but marvelous; ah tonight… calm can pass. I’ll take this. Then face to face, fingers gripping wine-glasses, for what seems like a moment too soon to end. And after… cigarettes drop ash on cobbled streets where drunkard composes tunes for whistle […]

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Jagged Thoughts #24: A Letter to the World


    Dedicated to Amanda Wilding I want to write a letter to the world that never wrote to me. I do it best, through poetry, mimicking Sweaty rhymes and motion sickness, A poet standing tall, speaking wisdom, Maybe not knowing the world, As you may see it, Severed synapses keeps me constant thinking. I […]

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3TV Presents: Jeremiah Walton


    Camel Walking solitude dragging solitude under heel between flesh and sock as if it is my dated grave tied to my ankles. Camus said there is one philosophical question and that is whether or not to kill yourself. Place one upon a mountain of lonely stones isolated from the flurry of things, of […]

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Poem by William Christ


  Suicidal Rabbits Somewhere along 93 there is a spine of stone scratching out of the earth Here is where we find them who hop into arms them who hop out of skin They are easier to cook and easier to catch Although catch is not the word They hop into arms hop out of […]

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Stone Soup Servings Presents: Carla Schwartz


  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 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 […]

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