Oddball Magazine’s Poetry Marathon Presents: David P Miller

By |2014-04-21T20:47:02-04:00April 21st, 2014|Oddball Magazine's Poetry Marathon|

  Back and There Again Elbows at eye level and instrument cases in the aisle, the city bus passes by the pranksters’ university across the bridge through the music school barrio [...]

Oddball Magazine’s Poetry Marathon Presents: Emily Pineau

By |2014-04-21T16:37:00-04:00April 21st, 2014|Oddball Magazine's Poetry Marathon|

  Yelling, Outside, Raking People didn’t know where to stand in a situation where running was supposed to be a good thing. There is something about backpacks, bombs, and Boston. A [...]

Oddball Magazine’s Poetry Marathon Presents: Mignon Ariel King

By |2014-04-21T14:48:12-04:00April 21st, 2014|Oddball Magazine's Poetry Marathon|

  Marathon of Other Plans Imagine there's no Heaven./It's easy if you try. No Hell below us./Above us only sky. For the wounded, for the deceased, for the people who live [...]

Oddball Magazine’s Poetry Marathon Presents: Denise Mostacci Sklar

By |2014-04-21T13:00:26-04:00April 21st, 2014|Oddball Magazine's Poetry Marathon|

  The Boston Marathon Bombing (One year after) flex of a muscle under belly of sky legs   of a city cut down to bone, healing and no healing, redemption is not muscle [...]

Oddball Magazine’s Poetry Marathon Presents: Chris Warner

By |2014-04-21T11:54:45-04:00April 21st, 2014|Oddball Magazine's Poetry Marathon|

  what happens is, a week or so later, a man finds a piece of pressure cooker shrapnel stuck in the rolled-up cuff of his jeans, Proctor Silex still legible on [...]

Oddball Magazine’s Poetry Marathon Presents: Neil Silberblatt

By |2014-04-21T11:26:21-04:00April 21st, 2014|Oddball Magazine's Poetry Marathon|

  Marathon Doubtless, Philippides had no time to wash the stain and stench of battle, before he ran fresh from the carnage of Marathon. His sandals still caked with blood and [...]

A Writers Job by Jason Wright ( Marathon Monday, Boston MA 2013)

By |2013-04-15T22:38:42-04:00April 15th, 2013|Authors and Artists, Jason Wright, Z Back In the Day|

Everyone expects writers to write about tragedy when it strikes, you know? Let the newspaper do that Let writers give you an escape, from all that.   That’s my job. I [...]