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National Poetry Month: “Braiding” By Robin Davidson

Houston’s Poet Laureate reads a poem written for her daughter.

Mayor Annise Parker names Robin Davidson [L] Houston Poet Laureate at City Hall on May 19, 2015.
Mayor Annise Parker names Robin Davidson [L] Houston Poet Laureate at City Hall on May 19, 2015.

In the first installment of our Poem-A-Day Series for April, which is National Poetry Month, Houston Poet Laureate, Robin Davidson, shares a poem. It was written for her daughter, inspired by her beautiful long hair and mornings getting ready for school when she was a child.

To learn more about this series, go here.

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While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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