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Frank O’Hara’s “Willingness To Be Happy”

From Joan Acocella’s essay “Perfectly Frank”, about Frank O’Hara (a man I have always wished that I had known)- included in the compilation Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints: Essays: In the doomed-poet drama that has been retrospectively read into O’Hara’s … Continue reading

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The Grey Dog (Restaurant)

I’ve only been to the one on University Place – but today the one on Carmine Street is the focus of NY Daily Photo (still one of my favorite sites ever). The Grey Dog has quickly become one of my … Continue reading

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This poem makes me laugh out loud. Mitchell used to read it to me, and do it as a serious monlogue – just to make me guffaw with laughter. Especially with the melodramatic ending. Love Frank O’Hara. Poem by Frank … Continue reading

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