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Two poets from Hull

Philip Larkin’s poems have an epigrammatic quality that is shared with Hull’s other poet, Andrew Marvell. The grave’s a fine and private placeBut none I think do there embrace could … Continue reading

September 12, 2020 · 1 Comment

Late poems

I remember when High Windows was published in 1974 the excitement I felt in anticipation of reading Philip Larkin’s first collection of new poems in a decade. I remember also … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · Leave a comment