The Society of Urban Poets, Inc.
The acronym SOUP was adopted because it suggests a variety of tastes
SOUP OF THE MONTH
Poems from SOUP members
Ms. K. C. Robinson
Mr. Alan Washington
Ms. Pauli Tooley
Mr. Alvin C. Love
Ms. Billie J. Bowen
The Society of Urban Poets, Inc. was organized in March, 1992 at the Ralph Ellison Library and incorporated on September 4, 1993.
Founding members are
Mrs. Billie J. Bowen
Ms. Lynnette Hodge
Mrs. Occie Weaver
Mr. Ronald Eugene Brownlee
REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING
FIRST SATURDAY each month at 11:00 am
in the Ralph Ellison Library
2000 N. E. 23rd Street
Oklahoma City, OK.
The organization supports local poets in writing, performing and publishing their original poetry.
Monday, August 25th at 7:00p.m. we will be at the Ralph Ellison Library for our monthly Open Mic Night. Join us as SOUP members present poetry dedicated to Nelson Mandela and guests recite their original works.
You may read your personal works
or your favorite author's poetry.
SOUP supports poetic expression
without the use of profanity.
more info 405-424-4228
Billie J. Bowen,
Society of Urban Poets, Inc.
Let me know if you have questions.
God bless you,
and have a great 2014!
Ronald E. Brownlee Scholarship Banquet
is held every other year in order to raise funds for a scholarship which is awarded at our annual poetry recital at the Oklahoma State Capitol.
Hello fellow poetry lovers!
in the opportunities of
The monthly Poetry Cafe will be
on third Monday, at 7:00pm.
As always, we hope to see you there for poetry and for spoken word.
There will be a twist each time. If you or someone you know has been wanting to share their gift for rap or song, this is the evening for that! We will have a TRUE open mic, remember no profanity. Also, there are sometimes young poets present so be mindful of your subject matter, if there are.
There will also be refreshments.
You are welcome to read your works
or that of your favorite poet!