Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin

English poet
I am beginning to think of the human imagination as a fruit machine on which victories are rare and separated by much vain expense, and represent a rare alignment of mental and spiritual qualities that normally are quite at odds.More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As a guiding principle I believe that every poem must be its own sole freshly created universe, and therefore have no belief n 'tradition' or a common myth-kitty or casual allusions in poems to other poems or poets, which last I find unpleasantly like the talk of literary understrappers letting you see they know the right people.More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What are days for? Days are where we live. They come, they wake us Time and time over. Theyare to be happy in: Where can we live but days?More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He married a woman to stop her getting away Now she's there all day.More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Boys dream of native girls who bring breadfruit,
Whatever they are....More Philip Larkin quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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