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Startling Poetry: Skinhead

I should mention, as I neglected to in my first Startling Poetry Post, that some of the poems I highlight here are not going to be pretty. 675 more words


Skinhead- Patricia Smith

Reading Glitter in the Blood by Mindy Nettifee and she mentions persona poems, with the example Skinhead by Patricia Smith. I had never heard of this poem so I looked it up.  41 more words


NYPD Officer Killed On 9/11 Honored Once Again With Portrait At 13th Precinct

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A New York police officer killed on 9/11 received another honor on Friday.

Patricia Smith was just 2-years-old when her mother Moira, an NYPD officer, was killed guiding dozens of people to safety. 393 more words


Tartine-Style Polenta Cornbread and Tomato Sauces

Mix it till it looks like quicksand, he’d say.

Till it moves like a slow song sounds.

Patricia Smith’s description of making cornbread with her father is perfect. 659 more words

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