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 11:00 AM
RALPH ELLISON LIBRARY
2000 N.E. 23rd†Street, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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 2017!
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.
OPEN MIC POETRY RECITAL
SOUP open mic poetry night
7PM on the last Monday each month
NO OPEN MIC ON MAY 29, 2017
due to Memorial Day holiday.
at Ralph Ellison Library.
All events are free and
open to the public.
Remember no profanity.
Also, there are sometimes young poets present so be mindful of your subject matter, please.
You are welcome to read your works or that of your favorite poet!
"These Words," our new book of poetry, is on sale now.