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Another Biography, Another Opportunity

There seems to be no such thing as the definitive biography of an individual. However, any biographer describing a life, already treated numerous times, must establish what new information justifies yet another work. 1,660 more words

Poets are Rock Stars

I’m afraid I scared off the eminent poet Andrew Motion. Poor chap! I listened to his talk and was one of those lucky enough to have a short private chat with him during his book-signing, where, I am so certain, I looked like a wide-eyed, palpitating, high-on-something, groupie. 334 more words


Andrew Motion

To see in London how this
unvisited New Forest track
ends where the oak stands

is not to say I will ever share
its once and for ever switch… 26 more words


Philip Larkin (1922 - 1985)

Philip Larkin was born in England in 1922 and died in England in 1985.  He lived most of his life in England.

I really like Philip Larkin.  485 more words