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Philip Larkin

I think writing about unhappiness is probably the source of my popularity, if I have any. Deprivation is for me what daffodils were for Wordsworth.  — Philip Larkin

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2 thoughts on “Philip Larkin

  1. I agree. I often tell people about my own writing, that, in effect, I am simply writing about myself in the third person. Therefore, I am merely hiding in plain sight.

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