Frank O'Hara

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

Melancholy Breakfast - Poem by Frank O'Hara

Melancholy breakfast
blue overhead blue underneath

the silent egg thinks
and the toaster's electrical
ear waits

the stars are in
"that cloud is hid"

the elements of disbelief are
very strong in the morning


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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