Vassar Miller (July 19, 1924 – October 31, 1998) was a writer and poet.
Miller was born in Houston, Texas, the daughter of real estate invester Jesse G. Miller. She began writing as a child, composing on a typewriter due to the cerebral palsy which affected her speech and movement. She attended the University of Houston, receiving her B.A. and M.A. in English.
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''I have tossed hours upon the tides of fever,Vassar Miller (b. 1924), U.S. poet. Bout with Burning (l. 1-4). . . Made Thing, The; an Anthology of Contemporary Southern Poetry. Leon Stokesbury...
Upon the billows of my bood have ridden,
Where fish of fancy teem as neither river
Nor ocean spawns from India to Sweden.''