Typewriter Rodeo: Big Bend

Each week, the Standard reaches out to Austin’s Typewriter Rodeo for a custom poem on Texas topics.

By Sean PetrieMay 18, 2018 12:17 pm,

It’s finally summer. Time for a Texas road trip.

Typewriter Rodeo: Big Bend

Oh it’s a journey
Those endless
West Texas roads…

But just when you think
It’ll never end
Those mountains poke
Into view

And perhaps you’ll stop first
For a Star Party at McDonald
Or a tour of beautifully crumbling history
At Ft. Davis

But then you’ll keep going
Through those winding desert roads
Up to the Chisos
Down to the Rio Grande
Disappearing and merging with those mountains
Because oh, it’s a journey
And out here
Has just