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Bespoke poetry in Westwood

by | Sep 10, 2023 | poetry, street typing | 2 comments

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While most topics were simple and upbeat—unexpected happiness, confidence, grandparents—Rose also wrote a poem on the topic “You are near” for a woman whose daughter had recently died.

The word bowl was helpful to those who didn’t have a theme for a poem on the tip of their tongues.

Rose says she may need a typewriter of her own.

The little model typewriter with a few lines from Poe was raffled off. (Interesting three-bank WERTY keyboard, like on a Chicago ….) I brought the little memo dispenser that looks like a Royal portable.

Here are some of my efforts.

Using the words “scrawny” and “purple”:

I decided to underline the required words in this poem for a girl:

Jackie was inspired by the sound of our typewriters:

This is a poem for a first-year high-school student who is dealing with anxiety:

 

2 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    Simply marvelous, yet deep and meaningful. Bravo!

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  2. Anonymous

    Such a good tie-in with the previous post showing your expertly exhibited typewriter collection. This looks really fun! I especially like the poem entitled "The Space Within", but these are all so thoughtful.

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