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Frank O'Hara

I don’t believe in god, so I don’t have to make elaborately sounded structures. … Pain always produces logic, which is very bad for you. … As for measure and other technical apparatus, that’s just common sense: if you’re going to buy a pair of pants you want them to be tight enough so everyone will want to go to bed with you. 17 more words


Notes from Ghana

August 16, 2016

It is okay
to be human
to be a cat
to be strong
to weep
to fall to your knees–
brought down by glory… 394 more words

Prose & Poetry

making arrangements

When I materialized back into my body, I realized the coma had broken. There he was, the body I thought I had, but aged slightly, a year, or more, maybe 5 years there resting under the eyes, wrinkles from frowning covered by  beard, it is a seasonal, he told himself, this only happens during the fall transitions, he thought. 281 more words


Wishing for Horses

The Halter of Clydno Eiddyn, which was fixed to a staple at the foot of his bed: whatever horse he might wish for, he would find in the halter… 390 more words


Why Won't You?

the bridges
I’ve made
for you
because you
don’t really
to cross
of them
for me


Schrödinger's life 

​10 second snaps, 140 character tweets, 7 second vines. Fill fill fill. Every minute, every corner, every feeling; don’t leave anything to an ambiguous silence or else your inner void will suck you inwards. 135 more words

Self-discovery Blues

Call for Submissions

There’s less than one week left until the deadline for the Spring 2017 issue of El Portal, but you’ve still got plenty of time to finish up your masterpiece. 118 more words