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Typewriter Rodeo

September 30, 2022

The Joy of Summer Fruit

The calendar is officially fall but you may not be ready for pumpkin spice just yet. Thanks to modern appliances, summer standouts can still be enjoyed for months to come. That was the inspiration of this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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September 23, 2022

August’s Revenge

The calendar says fall but the temperature gauge does not. Is it August again? That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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September 16, 2022

Low Water

The last several weeks brought a bit of much-needed rain to most of Texas. But it hasn’t been enough to offset months of drought. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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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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