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Winfred Dawson


April 2012 Nomination: Afternoons [September 1959. From The Whitsun Weddings] This poem was written when Philip Larkin lived in his top flat in Pearson Park in Hull. He loved living in a high room, where he could observe the comings and goings of

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February 2002 Nomination: Tops [24 October 1953. From Collected Poems (1988)] This poem was written in 1953, but did not appear in any of the major collections, and deserves to be better known. In my opinion it is an amazing poem, in which Philip

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