Philip Larkin

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

To Failure - Poem by Philip Larkin


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Comments about To Failure by Philip Larkin

  • (4/4/2007 11:34:00 AM)


    the best thing about larkin is to portray the exact feelings of the reader. the apt visual imagery adds to the beauty of this short poem. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/31/2006 4:55:00 PM)


    This is a good companion to the novel Ethan Frome. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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