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Pat McLean-Smith

is a published poet and teaching artist. She is the author of two books of poetry, “Poetry Pulls Pain,” and Healing Her Hurts,” a collection of short stories and poetry. As well as “REGGIE RASCAL,” a children’s book which she both wrote and illustrated. For more information visit her website at:

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My Blues Ain't Yours

Pat McLean-Smith

My blues ain’t yours!
my blues be,
maybe more
but no less then
400 years of,
broken black ... [+]

Finalist - Community America: color it in. Summer 2020 - Poetry