Tag: treasure hunt

Treasure Time: Everyone Invited!

Everyone is invited to our next event. Saturday, Sep. 14 6-9 p.m. Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry 6619 S. 438 Rd., Locust Grove OK We are easy to find, and you will enjoy the good company of words and people and nature and dogs…

Poetry Contest Deadline Extended

The Treasure Time Poetry Contest has extended its deadline to September 10, Tuesday, 2013. Email me your entry! For more information, go to THIS PAGE. If you have problems with the entry form, just email the poem to me, and I will get back…

From Those Unknown to Us

I just read the great poet Pablo Neruda’s description of a lifelong inspiration in his poetry. He was playing in the lot behind his house when he found a hole in the fence: “I looked through the hole and saw a landscape like that…

I Share Cookies With You

Cookies! I have cookies. I will share. I will not eat them all. Come see me and I will give you one. Or two. Or three. Cookies! Here is my poem about cookies: Me want cookie. You want cookie? I got cookie. You want…

Sale Barn

When we moved to town, we were in walking distance Of the sale barn, the place of cardboard boxes Full of stuffed animals, cattle for auction, popsicles, Rows of tin sheds full of okra, corn and blackberries, overalls, Blackened cooking pots and strange tools…

Poem Caching

One of my favorite memories from childhood was when our Mom made a treasure hunt for our birthday party (my sister Kelly and I share the same birthday—born same day a year apart). I remember particularly getting to the end of it and finding…