The Cold Tap Sings

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Tag: Having a Coke with You

I MUST BE THE FIRST

The best poem set to music since Having a Coke with You. Out now on Whities.

PARTLY BECAUSE OF FRANK O’HARA

partly because

HAVING A DANCE WITH YOU

 

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

HAVING AN ILLUSTRATED COKE WITH YOU

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O’HARA: HAVING A COKE WITH YOU

Here’s a video of Frank O’Hara reading a poem, cigarette between fingers. It was recommended to me by a friend a couple of weeks ago and I’ve been thinking about it a lot – especially the way he pronounces “fluorescent”. Hang on, Frank, how many syllables was that?