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).
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Frank O'Hara poems are personal in tone and in content and described as reading "like entries in a diary".