Typewriter Rodeo: Thanksgiving Leftovers

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

By Laura RiceNovember 27, 2015 10:02 am,

It’s post-Turkey day all across America, and fridges are full of leftovers from the night before. That was the inspiration for Typewriter Rodeo’s Jodi Egerton as she wrote this week’s poem.


Thanksgiving Leftovers

I’ll start with turkey sandwiches

Stacked and piled on high

With stuffing, cranberry sauce, some slaw

And okay, a layer of pie


The next day, I’m on turkey soup

Simmering all day

Spiced with some Texas chiles

To ward the cold away


The days tick past Thanksgiving

I work my way through food

Pot pies, tacos, enchiladas

A flavor for each mood


Gathering together

With family and friends

And when you share your leftovers

That thankfulness never ends