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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No God in Us but Song

Ruffs are optional for trebles in Anglican church choirs.
— Wikipedia

Bored in the balcony reading your novel
hoping it will keep me awake — 
religion was always a blind spot — 
with my Sunday headache waiting for the service
to finish so I can retrieve my little chorister,
no god in us but song, while

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