So there I was waiting for the highlights of the UEFA European Football Championship to start on SBS (Australia’s multicultural TV channel) when this popped up …

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Travelling through 5 continents in a year, the 365 Docobites team introduce a stranger a day via a vlog of short and shorter documentaries, each as unique as the stranger it features.

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This docobite is a story from Maya and Amy about their love for writing free poetry for people on their typewriters. (Season.1 Episode.2 “Our Words Collided With The Story”, From Australia, SBS, Documentary Series).

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“Give us one word or a short phrase and we’ll give you two poems.”

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Fined $250 for typing in a New York public park and accepting donations!

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What is the world coming to?

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The poetry machines: An Olympia Traveller De Luxe with gorgeously large font …

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And a Smith Corona Corsair, purple prose machine …

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Poems typed in tandem on index cards …

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On International Typewriter Day it’s only appropriate that Great Britain votes to stay in the European Union. Breaking News

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Sweet as sugar beet …

Maya-Amy-Feet… Street poet feet.