Archive | May, 2010

Philip Larkin and His Adjectives

His Plain Far-Reaching Singleness I have two of Philip Larkin’s poems by heart—“Sad Steps” and “Aubade”—though I admire many more, and it was while reciting the former poem silently to myself during a particularly boring meeting that I noticed a number of things for the first time, most of them related in one way or […]

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