Big Read Poem Contest

12047135_1612531775678481_509143854444574472_nThe Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry is sponsoring a poem contest in conjunction with the Big Read in Locust Grove.

To enter, write an original poem that is a companion piece to one of Harjo’s poems in her book How We Became Human. The poem can be a response to the poem, a second part to the poem, a poem in the same style, etc. The poem must be clearly inspired in some way by a specific poem in her book. Books are available by contacting ROMP director Shaun Perkins at

           CASH PRIZES totaling $900 will be awarded.

For more information, visit the poetry museum website at this link:

Big Read Poem Contest

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