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December 17, 2021

Winter Woes

By: Laura Rice

It’s not *technically winter just yet — but we’re just over a week out from Christmas and it hardly feels like it — even for Texas! That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.


June 9, 2023

An Ode to Crawfish Season

For the uninitiated, the tradition can seem strange or downright savage. Where are the utensils? The plates? You want me to do what with the head of that creature? But for many Texans, it’s a season worth celebrating all unto itself.


June 3, 2023

In Appreciation of Naps

The school year has wrapped up just as the political frenzy of presidential politics and state legislature drama — not to mention the actual weather — is heating up. Whether it’s bored kids demanding more attention or the news cycle draining your optimism, it can be exhausting. Maybe it’s time for a nap?


May 19, 2023

Perez Women Have Always Been Beautiful

Sometimes there’s universality in specificity. This Typewriter Rodeo poem was inspired by the author’s grandmother.