Typewriter Rodeo

Small Town Festivals

Almost every Texas town has at least one — and they happen almost any time of the year. So, really, it’s always “festival season” in the Lone Star State. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Dog Parks

Going to a dog park can be a singular experience for a human — let alone a dog. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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The Thieves of Delight

The last crops of the season are being plucked from gardens across Texas — at least if human gardeners can get to them before the other creatures! That’s the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Brisket

Not all meat dishes can inspire a poem. Brisket has no trouble.

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Second Hand Boots

A lot of boots have life left in them after they’ve been grown out of, discarded, or left behind by their original owners. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Outdoor Summer Weddings

Did you get married outdoors in the Texas heat? Have you attended an outdoor wedding in the Texas summer months? This Typewriter Rodeo poem is for you.

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Summer Living

The heat is still on for much of Texas. For those of us with indoor jobs or school, it can be surprising how warm it remains even late in the day. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Summer Electric Bills

The kids may be back in school — but both the calendar and the temperatures still say summer. That was the inspiration of this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Sea Turtles Hatching

The public releases of Kemp’s ridley sea turtle hatchlings just wrapped up for the year. The annual ritual draws many to the Texas Gulf Coast. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Back To School Supplies

It’s that time of the year — students are heading back to class and so is their stuff. That’s the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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El Paso

The deadly shooting at an El Paso Walmart devastated that community, Texas, and the country as a whole. El Pasoan Oscar Garcia requested this poem.

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Cicadas

They are a sound of summer for many Texans and they were the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Slow Down Summer

It is already almost August?! Didn’t summer just begin?! That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Apollo 11 (50th Anniversary)

July of 2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of man’s first steps on the moon. It’s an accomplishment many still can’t fully comprehend. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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The Mysteries Of Space

Do you ever see a headline about a new discovery in space? It seems so exciting — so extraordinary — but is your mind even capable of really understanding? That’s the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Armadillo Poem

A Texas road trip often isn’t without at least one sighting of these mileposts of sorts. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Theatre In The Park

Summer theatre, despite the heat, is a tradition in many parts of Texas. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Falling

Summer storms can be quick and devastating. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Bag Help

Sometimes you get a bagger at the grocery store who seems to read your mind and put things exactly where you want them. Sometimes you don’t. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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Take This Dog For A Walk

It’s hot. Texas hot. But Fido doesn’t seem to care. That’s the inspiration of this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

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