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Lunch Poem- Alec Solomita

LUNCH POEM Here’s kind of a weird thing. I was reading a poem by Charles Simic called “Boredom”  A workshop instructor I had once [why the italic? why that line break?]  said that Frank O’Hara didn’t revise.  (Pretty sure that’s the common wisdom but I have my doubts. Might be wrong,  and the last thing I want to do is look it up.) So this poem of Simic’s made me think about boredom. And it occurred to me after a couple of eye-blinks, Christ!  I’m not bored anymor...

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