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Meditations In An Emergency

Am I to become profligate as if I were a blonde? Or religious as if I were French?

       Each time my heart is broken it makes me feel more adventurous (and how the same names keep recurring on that interminable list!), but one of these days there’ll be nothing left with which to venture forth. 615 more words

Midnight Without Sunglasses
(after Frank O’Hara)

It’s March and
I can’t find my sunglasses, but
it doesn’t matter because that cold sun isn’t
shining. It’s midnight and I’m awake… 273 more words


frank o'hara: a personal history

I enjoyed poetry even before I first encountered Frank O’Hara. When I read Ginsberg in high school, I remember thinking, Oh, okay. I get it now. 1,284 more words


Morning Magic and the Tyranny of Planning

Earlier this year, I was in bed with the creeping crud. I didn’t feel well enough to read or even to stay awake for a whole movie, so I started watching YouTube videos. 1,310 more words

The Poets That You Meet

To The Harbormaster

by Frank O’Hara

I wanted to be sure to reach you;
though my ship was on the way it got caught
in some moorings. I am always tying up… 205 more words