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Frank O'Hara

(27 March 1926 – 25 July 1966 / Baltimore, Maryland)

Poems of Frank O'Hara

A Quiet Poem

When music is far enough away
the eyelid does not often move

and objects are still as lavender
without breath or distant rejoinder.

The cloud is then so subtly dragged
away by the silver flying machine

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