Daisy Fried

(1967 / United States)

Biography of Daisy Fried

Daisy Fried (born 1967, Ithaca, New York) is an American poet.
Fried graduated from Swarthmore College in 1989.
Her work has appeared in The London Review of Books,The Nation,Poetry, The New Republic, American Poetry Review, Antioch Review, Threepenny Review, Triquarterly.
She teaches creative writing in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers, and has taught creative writing as the Grace Hazard Conkling Poet-in-Residence at Smith College, at Haverford College, Bryn Mawr College, Villanova University, Temple University, University of Pennsylvania, the low-residency MFA program at Warren Wilson College and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. She has written prose about poetry for Poetry, The New York Times and The Threepenny Review and has been a blogger for Harriet, the blog of the Poetry Foundation.
She lives with her husband, Jim Quinn, a writer(not the radio talk show host), and their daughter, in Philadelphia.

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Seven Years

These cold days when the insane sky's clear, heat poofs away be-
yond its net of edible blue. My cat folds, flops across the laundry
steps. Flags the size of jeans pockets flip-flap affixed to rowhouse
fronts. The nicest, cleanest hands reach to switch out lights in
stores: futons, ring trays, eyeglasses, dresses, go dark. "The bed is
not very big." Cold or no there are fathers calling mothers and child-
dren walking home or out; also those of us who are neither father
nor mothe

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