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Typewriter Rodeo

December 3, 2021

Soup Season

Jackets may not be necessary many days in a Texas December -- but a warm bowl of soup can feel welcome even when the temperatures don't require it. That was the inspiration behind this listener request!

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November 19, 2021

Typewriter Rodeo: Love

It feels like there may not be a whole lot new to say about love in poetry. But perhaps that's exactly why humans can't stop writing about it? Texas Standard listener Michael Abild requested this poem about "the creative and sustaining nature of love."

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November 12, 2021

Being Present

This season of being thankful, some of us are thinking about being thankful for each moment and our ability to enjoy that moment, to savor it. Texas Standard listener Lynzy requested this poem about ridding herself of the products and systems that get in the way of her ability to be present.

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About

The Typewriter Rodeo has been featured weekly on the Texas Standard public radio program since 2015. The ideas for poems come from Texas Standard listeners. The audio segment is produced by Texas Standard managing producer Laura Rice.

Typewriter Rodeo

Austin’s Typewriter Rodeo travels the country writing poems on demand at festivals, private parties, weddings, schools, and more.

The Typewriter Rodeo is a group of Austin-based poets that write poems on request on vintage typewriters. Rodeo founders are Jodi Edgerton, David Fruchter, Kari Anne Holt, and Sean Petrie. Other featured poets include Bianca Alyssa Pérez, Naomi Shihab Nye, and Joe Brundidge.

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