Treasure Island

Philip Larkin

(9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985 / West Midlands / England)

The Whitsun Weddings



The text of this poem could not be published because of Copyright laws.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?


Philip Larkin's Other Poems

  • Aubade
  • Church Going
  • Faith Healing
  • Far Out
  • An Arundel Tomb
  • High Windows
  • The Old Fools

Read poems about / on: london, wedding, funeral, success, fish, running, women, river, sun, power, rose, children, happy, rain, water, sky, girl, fishing, change, child

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (The Whitsun Weddings by Philip Larkin )

Enter the verification code :

  • Peter Duffell (7/5/2008 10:12:00 AM)

    There are two misprints in the poem - in the second line of the second stanza 'island' should of course be 'inland' and in the fourth stanza last line 'ochres' is misspelt. As A.T.Tolley says in his excellent book about Larkin -MY PROPER GROUND - the poem has a complex movement of feeling and contemplation and I would strongly recommend his book to anybody who responds to Larkin's work (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. As golden, hasmukh amathalal
  2. without warning, with morning, Lucy Gray
  3. How to Pinda-Dana?, Bijay Kant Dubey
  4. We are neighbors, gajanan mishra
  5. Sonnet: How Cancers Kill!, Dr John Celes
  6. My love xi, binod bastola
  7. आंहा उदै बुंजासे आदार गैया, Ronjoy Brahma
  8. Cutting Edge, Satish Verma
  9. Will Never Love Nor Marry Unless, Melikhaya Zagagana
  10. Image of God, gajanan mishra

Poem of the Day

poet Rupert Brooke

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. 1914 V: The Soldier, Rupert Brooke
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  8. Trees, Joyce Kilmer
  9. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]