March 29: David Leo Sirois Features

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On March 29, poet David Leo Sirois has his farewell feature to Stone Soup and Boston as he returns to his home state of Maine.

David Sirois was born in Edmundston, New Brunswick, and grew up across the border in Madawaska, Maine, the northernmost town on the East Coast. He attended Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont, majoring in Literature and Languages. He has served as a staff writer for The Better Drink: A Sparkling Wine and Living Magazine, contributing poetry, essays, fiction and film reviews. His poems have also appeared in journals including Silo, Poesy, Ibbetson Street, I Left This Here For You To Read, and Echoes, and his work was anthologized in Becoming Fire: Spiritual W riting from Rising Generations. David sees writing as a spiritual practice, and has just finished his first full-length book of poems, Silver Shiver.