Month: November 2013

Add-A-Line for Ida

Ida Red, one half of the museum mascot team, has decided that she needs to contribute more to the ROMP mission. Thus, she will occasionally make a post on this blog. Though she is a redbone coonhound, she does not hunt so much as…

Thanksgiving

She hasn’t had this many people in her house since her husband died. She found his upper dental plate in the whatnot drawer while looking for a package of yeast. The floor is collapsing and they’re all riding the beeline to hell. Her aunt…

Poem-Gift Workshop Coming Up!

Starting in 2014, I am going to be offering some workshops at the museum. They will all be about poetry in some way, and they will give people an opportunity to write a little poetry and do a little crafty stuff.¬† The first workshop…

Ephemera

In the general store north Of Toronto, Kansas, I bought Handmade postcards from A local artist, a rusted Ford In a field of weeds, rooster, Meadows of sunflowers. The dusty baggie held Five cards. It is hard to find Postcards anymore. Gone With them…

Thankity You!

Way back in the 80’s, in the time before the interwebs, my college friends and I threw a birthday party for Lloyd, a guy who loved Spam. I’m not kidding: he ate it almost every day, and not because he had to. We made…

Post-ROMP: Poetry Left Behind

I always enjoy giving the museum a good look-over after an event. I find the words and lines and poems that people have left behind. The museum encourages wordplay¬† and almost everything in the space can be written on. Here are some of the…