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Laying in the Parking Lot at the Low Water Dam Store

The cops were called in because of the report Of a woman “laying in the parking lot At the dam store.” It’s not spoonbill season So the store was not busy, Just one woman supine on the concrete And then one young man trying…

The Train to Will Rogers

Today is the birthday of one of the greatest Okies who ever lived. Will Rogers, who was born Nov. 4, 1879, said, “It’s great to be great, but it’s greater to be human.” In honor of Will, here is a poem that I wrote…

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…

The Way

It was in this way, She knew the tree Would fall. It was in this way. Go ahead and believe In what you will. The path made Is the one you chose. It is in this way That a life happens. –Shaun Perkins

Here’s Your Poem

POEM LIFE premieres this Saturday night, March 21, at the VFW in Locust Grove. Here is another post about something you will experience in the show–the chance to have a personalized poem composed on the spot and taken home with you. If you follow…

Brother

He had meningitis as a baby And almost died. It came With horrible headaches That he relieved by lying In bed and rolling his head Back and forth and repeating Uh uh uh uh uh uh uh uh Until he fell asleep. As children,…