Stone Soup Servings Presents: Ron Goba


 

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 7-9 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts. The open mike sign-up at 6:30 p.m.

On Monday, we welcome the wonderful Ron Goba back to our podium. For the last few years, Ron has been giving readings in Boston with new poems specifically crafted for each appearance. What follows is the introduction to poems that will be made available to all attendees. Please consider being in the audience this Monday. You will not regret it.

 

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that she ever married me. Yes
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