Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong After Frank O’Hara / After Roger Reeves. The end of the road is so far ahead Contact. Be bold. For an example, check out Ocean’s poem “Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong” in The New Yorker. “Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong” by Ocean Vuong. In its stanzas, he imagines a time where he will be liberated from fear and grief, which will be replaced by self-acceptance. Ocean Vuong’s first poetry collection, Night Sky with Exit Wounds, took the literary community by storm, and not without good reason: Vuong’s voice is brave and deeply felt; he wears his heart on his sleeve and turns pain into beauty. (“Someday I’ll Love Ocean Vuong”) The bombs in Vietnam (where Vuong was born) illuminate many of his poems. Say something you’ve been afraid to say about yourself and your identity. This poem, which contains the poet’s own name in its title, serves as a letter to his future self. Think big. The poem "Someday I'll Love Ocean Vuong" is the thirty-fourth poem in Ocean Vuong's Night Sky with Exit Wounds, and it is the eleventh poem of the book's third section. Paperback, 89 pages | … More. Take a Break and Read a Fucking Poem: "Someday I'll Love Ocean Vuong" by Ocean Vuong by Rich Smith • Mar 27, 2020 at 6:00 pm Tweet It's Frank O'Hara's birthday!!! Resources. His poem "Someday I'll Love Ocean Vuong" was published last year in The New Yorker: Night Sky With Exit Wounds. Ocean, don’t be afraid. Photo: Tom Hines. Ocean Vuong is the author of The New York Times bestselling novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, out from Penguin Press (2019) and forthcoming in 30 languages. ABOUT. by Ocean Vuong. Appearances. In it, Ocean Vuong as the speaker addresses himself, consoling himself over his own isolation, sadness, and past misfortune. You … Let its title be, “Someday I’ll Love (Insert Your Full Name).” This is the only rule to follow for this prompt. The Poems.