Sunday, November 30, 2008

now I am not going to face things


Now I am not going to face things
because I am not a start
nor fall asleep against a heart
that doesn't burn the wolves away,
hunting and virtue beside an open fire.
And you know if I drift into the sky
it will be heavy as surf.

"Two Variations," in "Meditations in An Emergency," Frank O'Hara

[No longer visible, Franklin Street below Chicago Avenue]

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