Freya Daly Sadgrove

Freya Daly Sadgrove is a Pākehā writer and performer from Aotearoa, currently living on Gadigal Country. She is in charge of live poetry event Show Ponies, which has been performing to sold-out crowds throughout Aotearoa and beyond since 2019. Her first poetry collection, Head Girl, was published in 2020 with Te Herenga Waka University Press. She recently premiered her poetry-rock show Whole New Woman in NZ Fringe, which won the award for ‘Best Words’.


You love horses and I love you. Every time you see a horse on a screen you gasp. I’ve never seen you see a horse in real life but I have seen you see me, ☺. If I were a …

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Tantrum in a Supermarket

     I’m somewhere pathetic when I finally crack like I’m at Laserforce or I’m patting a stranger’s dog or I’ve wandered into a vape shop by accident or I’m in the laundry items aisle      I crack and the crack goes right …

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