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Texas Poet Finds Inspiration in Police Work

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.  A woman in Houston, Texas has made her way both as a cop and a lyric poet. Sarah Cortez draws a crowd to hear poems that touch on everything from sex, love and food to dating fellow ...

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