Typewriter Rodeo: We’re In This Together

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

By Jodi EgertonMay 29, 2020 8:03 am,

Even as full stay-at-home orders begin to lift, this week’s Typewriter Rodeo poem is a reminder of what many have been through over the past few months.

We’re In This Together

We knead dough

We sew masks

We hide in the shower

We take deep breaths


We clean floors

We stock produce

We titrate drips

We relieve suffering


We deliver the mail

We teach virtual kindergarten

We deliver wine

We process claims


We drive buses

We bag groceries

We wave at neighbors

We walk the dog


We steal a few minutes of solitude

amidst the ever-expanding household chaos

We grasp at connection

and moments of shared laughter

shared stories

new memories

We are

all of us


Even as we stay apart

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