Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Une boîte for David John

keeping an eye 


     I am sober and industrious
     and would be plain and plainer
     for a little while
                       until my rococo
     self is more assured of its

Samuel Boux, anon

Frank O'Hara
To a poet
Donald Allen, editor
The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara
University of California Press, 1995©

1 comment:

  1. A reader wrote in, privately: "you are too nice! thank you! i love frank o hara ..... hope all is good with you!"