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April 16, 2012

a lunch poem

WeatherThis summery weather calls for a Frank O'Hara lunch poem. During his lunch breaks at The Museum of Modern Art, O'Hara would walk around Times Square eating lunch, smoking Gauloises, and dodging "hum-colored" cabs. I love the line "Everything / suddenly honks..."

"A Step Away from Them"

Read more: Groundbreaking Book: The Lunch Poems

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