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Voices and Verses

National Poetry Month: “Birthday Girl” By Joe P

The Houston poet performs an ode to a Sweet 16th birthday.



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Poet and actor Joseph "Joe P" Palmore
Poet and actor Joseph “Joe P” Palmore

A man of many talents, Joseph "Joe P" Palmore is a professional actor, playwright, poet, spoken-word artist and educator. The native Houstonian reads his poem, "Birthday Girl."

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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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