My Brother is Getting Arrested Again

My Brother is Getting Arrested Again

by Daisy Fried

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ISBN-13: 9780822990895
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press
Publication date: 01/19/2006
Series: Pitt Poetry Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 80
File size: 289 KB

About the Author

Daisy Fried is the author of She Didn't Mean to Do It, winner of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize. She has also received the Cohen Award for poetry from Ploughshares, a Pushcart Prize, and the Leeway Award for Excellence in poetry. Fried has been a Hodder Fellow at Princeton University and a Pew Fellow in poetry. Currently the Grace Hazard Conkling Writer-in-Residence at Smith College, she lives in Northampton, MA, and Philadelphia.

Table of Contents

I. Cordless 3 Doll Ritual 5 American Brass 6 Neat Hair 9 Shooting Kinesha io Best of Show 14 Seven Years 16 Jubilate South Philly: City 14 17 Broken Radios 20 Gal Noir 21 The Falling 23 II. Aunt Leah, Aunt Sophie and the Negro Painter 27 The Hawk 30 Running while Screaming 31 The Drunkard's Bar 33 Go to Your Room 35 Empty Woman 37 At Advent, the Waiting Room 39 Sugar 40 First Boyfriend, 14 42 Some Loud Men, Some Women 43 Pablo Picasso Was Never Called an Asshole 45 Chicken Factory 47 My Brother Is Getting Arrested Again 51 Used One Speed, Princeton 54 Stealing from Lehigh Dairy 55 Three Times Only 58 The Conference Notes 59 Slack Morning, Reading Sterne for the First Time at 36, after My Husband Has Mocked Me for Years for My Omission, Princeton, Early Fall 64 Envy 65 In a Station of the Metro 68 Death, a poem in two parts 69 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 71

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