Culture. Issues. Ideas.
Oklahoma Humanities magazine fosters conversation and new perspectives through articles, interviews, and beautiful color images. From public policy issues to cultural heritage, you'll find an engaging forum for new ideas and productive civil discourse.
Click here to read the complete Spring | Summer 2017 issue or link to individual articles below.
2017 - A Year of New Initiatives
By Ann Thompson
At Last Poetry
A New Genre from an Old Friend
The Editor's Desk
By Carla Walker
April Fools' Day in Ada, Oklahoma
On Finding Poetry Everywhere
By Naomi Shihab Nye
How to Read a Poem
By Ken Hada
West Word Ho!
Cowboy Poems and Frontier Ballads
By Kimberly Roblin
Poets Hating Poetry
Can't Anyone Give Poetry a Break?
By Ryan Stuart Lowe
The Rule of Cool: Poetry of the Beat Movement
By Paul Varner
The Poet Has Spoken
Can Words Break Down Social Barriers? Yes. Yes, They Can.
By Jason Stephenson
Six Poets to Make You Fall For Poetry
Even the Most Poetry Averse Will Find Something to Love in These Poets.
By Benjamin Myers
A Garden of Verse from Oklahoma Poets
The Poet's Life
Thoughts from a Poet on His Craft
By N. Scott Momaday
Noteworthy from the Board of Trustees
By Ken Fergeson