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Texas Poet Finds Inspiration in Police Worki
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October 29, 2013 9:48 PM
Police are not generally known for their genteel manners and skill at creating metaphors. But many cops, as police officers are known, have written books influenced by their law enforcement work. Still, you don't find many award-winning poets among them and not all that many females. VOA's Greg Flakus tells us about a woman in Houston, Texas, who has made her way both as a cop and a lyric poet.

Texas Poet Finds Inspiration in Police Work

Published October 29, 2013

Police are not generally known for their genteel manners and skill at creating metaphors. But many cops, as police officers are known, have written books influenced by their law enforcement work. Still, you don't find many award-winning poets among them and not all that many females. VOA's Greg Flakus tells us about a woman in Houston, Texas, who has made her way both as a cop and a lyric poet.


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