Frank O’Hara

Poets! They’re Just Like Us!

August 25, 2012

Sometimes, the poems are more than you need. Sometimes you just want to know Frank O’Hara’s SAT scores. On days like this we society members like to reach for some of our favorite literary biographies, memoirs and letter collections; books that give us glimpses into the daily lives that [...]

Having A Coke With You

May 5, 2011

A society member regurgitates this idea from Matthew Dickman, who shared it in a workshop last Spring. In any case, go forth to the one you love and leave a Coke on their doorstep, along with the text of this poem, and then hide in the bushes with a Coke of your own until that love of yours comes [...]

Tight Pants

January 24, 2011

In lieu of the recent rise in popularity of “jeggings,” we refer to the New York poet Frank O’Hara for his philosophies on poetry as presented in “Personism: A Manifesto“ I’m not saying that I don’t have practically the most lofty ideas of anyone writing [...]