Tag Archives: New York

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

Posted in O'Hara Frank | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in O'Hara Frank | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

the cockroach who had been to hell by Don Marquis

listen to me i have been mobbed almost theres an old simp cockroach here who thinks he has been to hell and all the young cockroaches make a hero out of him and admire him he sits and runs his … Continue reading

Posted in Marquis Don (Archy) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Ain’t I a Woman? by Sojourner Truth

That man over there say a woman needs to be helped into carriages and lifted over ditches and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever helped me into carriages or over mud puddles or gives me a best place. … Continue reading

Posted in Truth Sojourner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment