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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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The Whitsun Weddings
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Solar 133 ViewsRate it
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Skin 76 ViewsRate it
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Nothing To Be Said
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The Mower
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Past days of gales
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Home is so Sad 52 ViewsRate it
Love Songs In Age
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Modesties 48 ViewsRate it
The North Ship (Legend)
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The Trees
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To write one song, I said
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Triple Time
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If Hands Could Free you, Heart
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Days 33 ViewsRate it
Sad Steps
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Why Did I Dream Of You Last Night? 32 ViewsRate it
Like The Train's Beat
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Best Society
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The School In August
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Long lion days 28 ViewsRate it
Long Sight in Age
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Mr Bleaney
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Wedding Wind
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How Distant
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The Importance of Elsewhere
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I Have Started To Say
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Next, Please
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Negative Indicative
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New Eyes Each Year 24 ViewsRate it
Cut Grass
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Gathering Wood
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Wild Oats
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