Category Archives: O’Hara Frank

Call me by Frank O’Hara

The eager note on my door said “Call me, call when you get in!” so I quickly threw a few tangerines into my overnight bag, straightened my eyelids and shoulders, and headed straight for the door. It was autumn by … Continue reading

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To the Harbourmaster by Frank O’Hara

from Meditations in an Emergency 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 and then deciding to depart. In storms and at … Continue reading

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Mayakovsky by Frank O’Hara

1 My heart’s aflutter! I am standing in the bath tub crying. Mother, mother who am I? If he will just come back once and kiss me on the face his coarse hair brush my temple, it’s throbbing! then I … Continue reading

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