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Voices & Verses

National Poetry Month: “The Only Mexican” By David Tomas Martinez

The Texas poet reads a poem inspired by his grandfather.



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Poet David Tomas Martinez
Poet David Tomas Martinez

A Ph.D. candidate in the University of Houston's Creative Writing program, David Tomas Martinez currently teaches at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He reads his poem, "The Only Mexican."

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Catherine Lu

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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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