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
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.
ANNUAL POETRY RECITAL
We have a seat for you on January 29th at 7PM at Ralph Ellison Library, NE 23rd and MLK. No need to reserve a spot a the mic, just jump up and join in! No profanity though. Please mark your calendar for the screening of I Am Not Your Negro, to be held February 26th at 6PM, also at Ralph Ellison Library.
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!
OPEN MIC POETRY RECITAL
SOUP open mic poetry night
7PM on the last Monday each month
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.