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
Members, remember we will not meet at the Ralph Ellison Library for our business meetings this year due to the fees they have begun to charge.
Billie J. Bowen,
more info 405-424-4228
The organization supports local poets in writing, performing and publishing their original poetry.
SOUP supports poetic expression
without the use of profanity.
Society of Urban Poets, Inc.
Let me know if you have questions.
God bless you,
and have a great 2015!
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.
Please let me know if you are interested in buying a copy by
calling 405-424-4228 or send an email to email@example.com.
Cost is $15.00.
Hello fellow poetry lovers!
in the opportunities of
The monthly Poetry Cafe will be
on last Monday, February 23rd, at 7:00pm.
As always, we hope to see you there for poetry and for spoken word.
The Society Of Urban Poets will celebrate Black History Month during their monthly open mic at the Ralph Ellison Library, 2000 N.E. 23rd†Street, Oklahoma City, Ok. †
The featured poet for the evening will be Lynnette M. Hodge, who was nominated for State Poet Laureate of Oklahoma 2015-2016. She is a poetry slam winner, author and certified teacher. Ms. Hodge writes poetry and non-fiction. She is author of Keep Steppiní: A Poetic Journey Part One as well as Moving On: A Poetic Journey Part Two. Her writings include humorous, touching, philosophical and historical poems.
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!