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ordinary love poem (under 2 minutes)

When Frank O’Hara, poet with the day job of curating in the Museum of Modern Art  (New York), writes a love poem, it naturally mentions a great deal of art – as well as something as simple and everyday as sharing a fizzy drink. 366 more words

Reading Wayne Koestenbaum

What pleasure! The turns of phrases, the bravery in what he has to say!

“‘Oh! kangaroos, sequins, chocolate sodas!'”: To quote Wayne quoting Frank O’Hara, a shared favourite poet in… 178 more words

The Beats, New York School, Postmodernism

What an amazing day we have had exploring, interrogating this group of poets and artists. Perhaps top of the list comes Patti Smith who gigantically carries forward the subversive, passionate impulse of Ginsberg, Kerouac, O’Hara and Ashberry. 201 more words

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Frank O'Hara

Now That I Am in Madrid I Can Think

I think of you
and the continents brilliant and arid
and the slender heart you are sharing my share of with the American air… 140 more words


From Woolf to O'Hara: Four Authors for Your Anxiety Addled Brain

This article appears on paperbackparis.com:

There are several authors whose work I keep returning to in times of acute anxiety, which is more often than I care to admit these days. 1,459 more words

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Stephen Paul Miller


after Frank O’Hara, “Poem ”

Hillary Clinton has collapsed!
I’m half asleep in my car.
My air conditioner is on and
the radio says it is hot but… 126 more words


David Lehman

Poem in the Manner of “Poem” by Frank O’Hara

—for Stephen Paul Miller, who wrote “Hillary Clinton has collapsed!”

It is 12:25 in New York a Monday… 199 more words