Category: Events

Events at ROMP

Dark & Scary

Come join us at the museum to visit the exhibits AND to tell and to listen to scary poems and stories around a campfire. Bring your scary poem or story to tell. Enter the SCARY POEM Contest and win a prize. All entrants will…

Tin Can Drum Contest

As part of the celebration of the fall season, the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry will have a Tin Can Poem Drum Contest. Make a drum from a tin can and come drum it in a rhythm circle at Autumn Movement with us! Bring…

Things We Would Like to Hear More Often

During my POEM LIFE show, I ask the audience to write down things they would like to hear more often, and then I use those words, phrases and sentences in the show. Below is a sampling of some audience offerings. The next POEM LIFE…

Benches!

ROMP recently received a grant for outdoor benches. The benches will replace all the mismatched and falling-apart chairs that I have used since we opened. They will be great for our poetry and storytelling events around the fire and also when we have guest…

April 29 Birthday: Rod McKuen

So Much of Spring I never saw so much of Spring as I see now. The tender willow turning amber. The nightengale, the sparrow in the heavens raving. The moon behind the spider making web, now blotted out by geese in trumpet, home again,…

April 24 Birthday: Barbra Streisand

Grizabella Origins T.S. Eliot (1) “Rhapsody on a Windy Night” …Remark the cat Who hesitates toward you in the light of the door Which opens on her like a grin. You see the border of her coat is torn Is torn and stained with…