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Tag: Frank O’Hara

GOOGLING FRANK O’HARA

googling frank

Found this poem while looking for another.

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HOW WONDERFUL ‘ORANGES’ IS / & LIFE

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A rare second printing of Oranges on display at The Poetry Library in London. ‘Frank O’Hara: Why I Am Not a Painter’ is on until 6th March. More info here.

PARTLY BECAUSE OF FRANK O’HARA

partly because

“EVERY TIME I WEAR ORANGE

I feel I am honouring O’Hara”
I thought on my lunchtime walk
and on my return
you couldn’t make this up
a biography of the poet
I’d bought on the internet
was wrapped in orange
the colour orange
this really happened

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HAVING A DANCE WITH YOU

 

My favourite poem is now one of my favourite songs. Out on Permanent Vacation.