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National Poetry Month: “The Dream of the Road” By Henk Rossouw

The Houston poet reads a poem filled with memories of motorcycles and childhood.



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Poet Henk Rossouw
Poet Henk Rossouw

Henk Rossouw is a Ph.D. student in the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program, and he serves as a poetry editor for the literary journal, Gulf Coast.

He reads "The Dream of the Road," inspired by memories of growing up in Cape Town, South Africa, where his father once belonged to a Christian motorcycle gang.

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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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