Monday, February 13, 2012

Love Poem no. 2

To the Harbormaster

    I wanted to be sure to reach you;
though my ship was on the way it got caught   
in some moorings. I am always tying up   
    and then deciding to depart.

(Read the rest here.)

Frank O’Hara, “To the Harbormaster” from Meditations in an Emergency. Copyright © 1957 by Frank O’Hara. Reprinted with the permission of Grove/Atlantic, Inc.,

Source: The Collected Poems of Frank O'Hara (1995) 

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