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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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Best Society
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Cut Grass
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Days 26 ViewsRate it:
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Gathering Wood
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Home is so Sad 40 ViewsRate it:
How Distant
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I Have Started To Say
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If Hands Could Free you, Heart
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Like The Train's Beat
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Long lion days 26 ViewsRate it:
Long Sight in Age
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Love Songs In Age
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Modesties 46 ViewsRate it:
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Mr Bleaney
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Negative Indicative
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New Eyes Each Year 19 ViewsRate it:
Next, Please
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Nothing To Be Said
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Past days of gales
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Sad Steps
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Skin 60 ViewsRate it:
Solar 85 ViewsRate it:
The Importance of Elsewhere
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The Mower
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The North Ship (Legend)
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The School In August
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The Trees
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The Whitsun Weddings
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To Failure
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To write one song, I said
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Triple Time
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Wedding Wind
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Why Did I Dream Of You Last Night? 28 ViewsRate it:
Wild Oats
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