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Chris Davenport

Owner and Creator, Poetry Still Matters, New Orleans, USA

Christian Davenport conducts business under the name Cubs the Poet. As a poet, he writes poetry in different spaces, for different occasions and educational purposes. While working, he ask questions to encourage and prompt creative input from participants which activates the creative composition of spontaneous poetry. He is also the poet laureate of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. As the inaugural poet, he will create programming and workshops based around poetry and community work. He is also working hand in hand with the Arts Council and Mayor of Baton Rouge. His previous works have included a presentation and performance during a TED Talk on pivotal moments. He has created content for public companies as a poet, using poetry and visual imagery to promote a given product. He is also working on his first children's poetry and illustration book.

 

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