The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry

Museum Confidential
Aug 5, 2019 · 5 min read

By Tracy Truels

The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry, in Locust Grove, Oklahoma.

Just off Highway 412, in the town of Locust Grove, the Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry (also known as ROMP), invites you to get “In the Bones.”

That’s the theme for this year’s exhibition, announced jovially by the presence of a full-length skeleton draped over the entrance’s wire archway. Inside, visitors encounter over a dozen poetry writing prompts nestled…