Frank O'Hara

(27 March 1926 – 25 July 1966 / Baltimore, Maryland)

Frank O'Hara Poems

1. Why I Am Not A Painter 1/13/2003
2. Morning 1/13/2003
3. Homosexuality 1/13/2003
4. Autobiographia Literaria 1/13/2003
5. A True Account of Talking to the Sun on Fire Island 1/20/2003
6. Meditations In An Emergency 1/13/2003
7. For Grace, After A Party 1/13/2003
8. Lines For The Fortune Cookies 1/13/2003
9. A Quiet Poem 1/13/2003
10. A City Winter 1/13/2003
11. As Planned 1/13/2003
12. Music 1/13/2003
13. Ave Maria 1/13/2003
14. In Memory of My Feelings 1/20/2003
15. Jane Awake 1/13/2003
16. My Heart 1/13/2003
17. Melancholy Breakfast 1/13/2003
18. Poem (Lana Turner has collapsed!) 1/13/2003
19. A Step Away From Them 1/13/2003
20. Call Me 1/13/2003

A Quiet Poem

When music is far enough away
the eyelid does not often move

and objects are still as lavender
without breath or distant rejoinder.

The cloud is then so subtly dragged
away by the silver flying machine

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