Month: March 2014

Poetry Festival is Saturday!

The first ROMP Poetry Festival is Saturday, April 5, from 2-5 p.m. We will ring in April, National Poetry Month, with a poetry parade from the museum, across the haymeadow, to the ROMP Shop . . . and back. Stops along the way for…

Oklahoma’s True Poet Laureate: Woody Guthrie

Originally posted on Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry:
My students have been studying the life and work of Woody Guthrie. It’s his centennial, and good old Oklahoma is finally coming around to see what an important man this guy from Okemah really was. My…

Entrance

The black cat came in Through the dryer vent, Ripping a silver hole And scrambling up The back of the machine And onto a pile of towels. Okay then. What now? –Shaun Perkins

Art Teachers & Students!

One week remains for you to put together a unique and creative Poetry Poster for the ROMP Poetry Festival. Students of all ages, kindergarten to college, are invited to enter a poster to celebrate National Poetry Month in April. Details for the contest are…

Spring is Singing and More

One of the best things about living in Oklahoma is that we experience all four seasons. It was wonderful to celebrate spring in poetry, song, fellowship, and folks this weekend at our Spring is Singing event. Our calendar for the year includes events that…

Peggy has her own blog!

Peggy the Personification Pig has proven too popular. She must have her own blog. In the future, you can click on the Peggy link above to be directed to her site. She is quite the . . . ham. She wrote a poem to…