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October 8, 2021

Autumn In Texas

By: Laura Rice

The weather is cooler — a little bit. The decorations are going up and football season is in full swing. But what are the other tell-tale signs of a Texas autumn? That was the inspiration of this Typewriter Rodeo poem.


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!


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."


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.