Category Archives: Larkin (Philip)

“Sexual Intercourse Began in 1963”

Philip Larkin describes how the Beatles changed Britain’s social mores fifty years ago.

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Beating Obama into a Steel Spike

For strength Obama can think of himself as Carl Sandburg’s steel spike.

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Shine On, Harvest Moon

Philip Larkin has written a fine poem about harvest moons, one of which we experienced last night.

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