Events, Poems

Poems at the Tastin’

poemswithlukeTonight, May 3, I will be writing poems-in-a-minute during the Taste of Claremore event downtown. I will set up shop in the outdoor foyer area at the Cranberry Merchant. For one dollar, you can give me three words, and I will write you a personalized poem in one minute. That’s a bargain, no matter how you look at it. Continue reading “Poems at the Tastin’”


Poetry Festival is Saturday!

npmonthThe 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 impromptu poetic words and  . . . stuff.

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Recent Poetry Machines

Pippi checks out the Poetic Fortune machine--coming to the museum this weekend.
Pippi checks out the Poetic Fortune machine.


For the price of a measly quarter, you can have a beautiful poetic fortune–a couplet that will set you on the path to riotuous living and harmony or debauchery and ditch-sleeping, whichever you prefer.

But wait, there’s more . . . if you also want a poetic fortune and cannot come toot sweet to the museum to insert your quarter into the machine, I will gladly do it for you. Send a U.S. dollar bill to my PayPal account (, and I will put a quarter in the machine for you and then email you a photo of the fortune you get! Continue reading “Recent Poetry Machines”