Philip Larkin Quote

It is fatal to decide, intellectually, what good poetry is because you are then in honour bound to try to write it, instead of the poems that only you can write.


Required Writing: Miscellaneous Pieces 1955-1982 (ed. 2012)

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It is fatal to decide, intellectually, what good poetry is because you are then in honour bound to try to write it, instead of the poems that only...

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It is fatal to decide, intellectually, what good poetry is because you are then in honour bound to try to write it, instead of the poems that only...

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It is fatal to decide, intellectually, what good poetry is because you are then in honour bound to try to write it, instead of the poems that only...

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It is fatal to decide, intellectually, what good poetry is because you are then in honour bound to try to write it, instead of the poems that only...