About Frank O'HaraFrank O'Hara was an american poet and art critic. We are featuring here 52 of his best poems on meditation, poetry and others. Because of his employment as a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, Frank O'Hara became prominent in New York City's art and literary world. O'Hara is regarded as a leading figure in the New York School an informal group of artists, writers and musicians who drew inspiration from jazz, surrealism, abstract expressionism, action painting and contemporary avant-garde art movements. This is a selection of his most famous poems extracted from The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara edited by Donald Allen (Knopf, 1971).
Frank O'Hara poems are personal in tone and in content and described as reading "like entries in a diary".