AnimalsHave you forgotten what we were like thenwhen we were still first rateand the day came fat with an apple in its mouthit's no use worrying about Timebut we did have a few tricks up our sleevesand turned some sharp cornersthe whole pasture looked like our mealwe didn't need speedometerswe could manage cocktails out of ice and waterI wouldn't want to be fasteror greener than now if you were with me O youwere the best of all may days
Frank O'Hara (1926 - 1966))*
*Francis Russell "Frank" O'Hara (March 27, 1926 – July 25, 1966) was an American writer, poet, and art critic. Because of his employment as a curator at the Museum of Modern Art, O'Hara became prominent in New York City's art world. O'Hara is regarded as a leading figure in the New York School, informal group of artists, writers, and musicians who drew inspiration from jazz, surrealism, abstract expressionism, action painting and contemporary avant-garde movements.
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