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These poems are written for and read aloud on the Texas Standard radio program. They're topical, typed on an actual typewriter and created by members of the Typewriter Rodeo.



Texas Standard airs Monday through Friday on more than 20 public radio stations across Texas. Visit texasstandard.org/listen to find when it airs where you are.

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These poems are written for and read aloud on the Texas Standard radio program. They're topical, typed on an actual typewriter and created by members of the Typewriter Rodeo.



Texas Standard airs Monday through Friday on more than 20 public radio stations across Texas. Visit texasstandard.org/listen to find when it airs where you are.

    Squeaking And Slamming Screened Doors

    Squeaking And Slamming Screened Doors

    This Typewriter Rodeo poem was inspired by a story shared by a Texas Standard listener. Share your ideas on social media or email TexasStandard@kut.org.

    • 2 min
    Avocados

    Avocados

    They are trendy these days — but they have long been a Tex-Mex favorite. And they were the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

    • 1 min
    Welcome To The World, Brand New Baby Texan!

    Welcome To The World, Brand New Baby Texan!

    There are two primary ways to become a Texan: be born here or get here as fast as you can. This Typewriter Rodeo poem is for the newest natives.

    • 1 min
    The Grouchy Cat That Only Likes One Person

    The Grouchy Cat That Only Likes One Person

    Cats — we know — can be fickle creatures. Grouchy? That’s arguable. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

    • 1 min
    More Meetings

    More Meetings

    You know the feeling. Your calendar is full of them when you get a notification about another. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

    • 1 min
    Where Are Your Pants?

    Where Are Your Pants?

    Some folks just don’t like pants — even in the dead of winter. This Typewriter Rodeo poem is inspired by them.

    • 1 min

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