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Police: Woman Who Claimed To Be Carjacked By Bank Robber Was His Accomplice

CORONA (CBSLA.com)  —   Police in Corona say their victim has become their suspect.

Last week, Patricia Smith said she was carjacked by a bank robber. 70 more words


Poem of the Day: 'Siblings' by Patricia Smith

I used to write hurricane poems too, specifically about my own memories of Hurricane Katrina, so when I glanced at this poem in my inbox, I knew immediately what it was about. 254 more words


Fallen Journalist Finds Solace and Success in Poetry

Fallen Journalist Finds Solace and Success in Poetry – NYTimes.com.

“She is Patricia Smith, Staten Island’s literary sensation, a poet, an English professor and a star on the national stage. 193 more words

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Patricia Smith's tale of poetic redemption

The New York Times today has a fascinating story about how former Boston Globe columnist Patricia Smith has reinvented herself as an acclaimed poet. The end of Smith’s newspaper career was ugly, and reporter Rachel Swarns spares no details. 30 more words