Poems »

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.

FAVORITE (2 fans)

List of poems by Philip Larkin 44 total

Coming
 1,679 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Best Society
 733 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Toads
 710 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
To Failure
 683 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Solar 483 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Winter
 323 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Aubade
 288 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Maturity
 236 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
The Whitsun Weddings
 193 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Long lion days 172 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Skin 164 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Mcmxiv
 155 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
The School In August
 153 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Cut Grass
 152 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Dublinesque
 138 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
The Trees
 137 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Nothing To Be Said
 121 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Home is so Sad 112 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Triple Time
 108 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
The Importance of Elsewhere
 101 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
To write one song, I said
 99 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
The Mower
 96 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Why Did I Dream Of You Last Night? 96 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Wants
 87 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Sad Steps
 81 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
The North Ship (Legend)
 77 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Days 72 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Love Songs In Age
 69 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
How Distant
 65 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Next, Please
 62 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Modesties 61 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Past days of gales
 59 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
New Eyes Each Year 56 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Negative Indicative
 54 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
If Hands Could Free you, Heart
 52 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Money
 45 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Going
 45 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Gathering Wood
 41 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Like The Train's Beat
 39 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
I Have Started To Say
 39 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Mr Bleaney
 38 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Long Sight in Age
 36 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Wedding Wind
 33 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it
Wild Oats
 31 Views
added 1 year ago
Rate it

Share your thoughts on Philip Larkin's poems with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this poet to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Philip Larkin" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 25 May 2022. <https://www.poetry.com/poet/Philip+Larkin>.

    Missing a poem of Philip Larkin?

    Know another great poem from Philip Larkin? Don't keep it to yourself!

    May 2022

    Poetry Contest

    Enter our monthly contest for the chance to win cash prizes and gain recognition for your talent.
    6
    days
    2
    hours
    34
    minutes

    Browse Poetry.com

    Quiz

    Are you a poetry master?

    »
    About how many poems did Emily Dickinson write?
    • A. 750
    • B. 500
    • C. 1,800
    • D. 2,500