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January 13, 2023

Cedar Waxwing

By: Laura Rice

The patterns of wildlife can be indicators of seasonal change. The habits of these animals might also be something humans could learn from. This Typewriter Rodeo poem was requested by Texas Standard listener Steven.


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March 24, 2023

Texas Spring

The weather does not always perfectly align with the changes in season. And, in Texas, those seasonal highs and lows are often very dramatic. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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March 17, 2023

3-17-23

Don’t forget to wear green. That’s the main tradition for most. For others, the day brings layers of meaning and memories. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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March 10, 2023

Buc-ee’s Break

When you talk about gas stations, there’s one chain in Texas that gets some out-sized attention for, well, it’s size. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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March 3, 2023

Weird Things in the Sky

For a few days it was all we could talk about: what is┬áthat thing? And then it was: what are┬áthose things? For the most part, we’ve moved on. But the answers remain a bit unsatisfactory for many. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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February 24, 2023

What the cold wrought

Texas is still picking up the pieces from another devastating February freeze. Some of the primary victims this round were trees big and small. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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February 17, 2023

Puns

Some make you laugh out loud. Others make you roll your eyes. This punny poem comes by request from a Texas Standard listener.

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