Typewriter Rodeo: ‘The Most Reliable Internet Service’

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

By Kari Anne HoltApril 9, 2021 10:19 am,

For many, pandemic times have meant a lot of extra time relying on the Internet — connecting for work, for school, or for various appointments. Many of us have also experienced the frustration of a not-so reliable Internet connection. That was the inspiration for this Typewriter Rodeo poem.

“The Most Reliable Internet Service”
On The Market

won’t it           j asdfghtyrhegd
interesting            hfgdfstehf
to work
home        kdhgy io3y

we said.
meetings        jghtyeitugh
via z— jshrywidgfh
living in          ktusradjgkry
future           xxxxsshhhk

we said.
shouldn’t last           rtryeudgfhsj
too long– jahftayeu
right?           ksjhhfget

we said.
we said.
we said.

we said.
we said.

but no one heard us
because the internet
was down







photo of typewritten poem on a torn piece of paper

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