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Frank O’Hara

Meditations in an Emergency           Am I to become profligate as if I were a blonde? Or religious as if I were French?           Each time my heart is broken it makes me feel more adventurous (and how the same names keep recurring on that interminable list!), but one of these days there’ll be nothing… Continue reading Frank O’Hara

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Fernando Pessoa

I’m a widowed house, cloistered in itself, haunted by shy and furtive ghosts. I’m always in the next room, or they are, and the trees loudly rustle all around me. I wander and find; I find because I wander. And during all of this I walk down the street, a wandering sleephead, a stray leaf.… Continue reading Fernando Pessoa

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