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Poetry Friday; Arundel Tomb – Philip Larkin

Yesterday was Philip Larkin’s birthday and so to celebrate one of my favourite poets, here is one of my favourite poems! An Arundel Tomb By Philip Larkin Side by side, their faces blurred, The earl and countess lie in stone, Their proper habits vaguely shown As jointed armour, stiffened pleat, And that faint hint of…

Poetry Friday: The Sun Has Burst the Sky

This week (8th January) Jenny Joesph died aged 85. She is most well known for the poem Warning – where she discusses how she is going to misbehave when she is an old lady wearing purple. I looked for other poems by her this week and came across this beautiful one. The sun has burst…