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Philip Larkin was born in 1922 and grew up in Coventry, England. He earned his BA from St John's College, Oxford, and finished with First Class Honours in English. In 1955 he became Librarian of the Brynmor Jones Library at the University of Hull, a post he held until his death in 1985. He was the best-loved poet of his generation, and the recipient of innumerable honours, including the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry.

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List of poems by Philip Larkin 44 total

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To Failure
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Solar 197 ViewsRate it
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The Whitsun Weddings
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Skin 84 ViewsRate it
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Home is so Sad 64 ViewsRate it
Nothing To Be Said
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Love Songs In Age
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The Mower
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The Trees
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Past days of gales
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The North Ship (Legend)
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Long lion days 51 ViewsRate it
Best Society
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Modesties 49 ViewsRate it
To write one song, I said
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Days 45 ViewsRate it
The School In August
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Sad Steps
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Triple Time
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If Hands Could Free you, Heart
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Why Did I Dream Of You Last Night? 34 ViewsRate it
How Distant
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Like The Train's Beat
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Long Sight in Age
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Negative Indicative
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Mr Bleaney
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Wedding Wind
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Next, Please
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The Importance of Elsewhere
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Cut Grass
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I Have Started To Say
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Gathering Wood
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New Eyes Each Year 24 ViewsRate it
Wild Oats
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