Philip Larkin Quotes

Let the wheel spin out, Till all created things With shout and answering shout Cast off rememberings....
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "All catches alight."
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Such evasive dust Can make so little clear: Much less is known that not, More far than near.
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "Far Out."
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Long lion days Start with white haze. By midday you meet A hammer of heat....
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "Long lion days."
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I shall, I suppose, always remember how The flock of notes those antique negroes blew Out of Chicago air into A huge remembering pre-electric horn....
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "Reference Back."
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And seniors grow tomorrow From the juniors today, And even swimming groups can fade, Games mistresses turn grey.
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "The School in August."
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Closed like confessionals, they thread Loud noons of cities, giving back None of the glances they absorb.
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "Ambulances."
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Stretched out before her, Rachel curls and curves, Eyelids and lips apart, her glances filled With satisfied ferocity; she smiles, As beasts smile on the prey they have just killed.
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "Femmes Damnées."
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What Reply can the vast flowering strike from us, Unless it be the one You make today in London: to be married?
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "Long roots moor summer to our side of earth."
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... the strength and pain Of being young; that it can't come again, But is for others undiminished somewhere.
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "Sad Steps."
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The trees are coming into leaf Like something almost being said....
Philip Larkin (1922-1986), British poet. "The Trees."
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