January 2006 Nomination: The School in August [1943 From Collected Poems (1988)] The School in August is, I think, the best of Larkin’s early poems, and the least typical. This is the kind of poetry he was desperately trying not to write in his
August 2002 Nomination: The School in August [1943 ? From Collected Poems (1988)] This lovely, simple poem captures so well the solitude, and unanswered questions of an empty school in the summer holidays. And the relentless latent march of time. The poem took me
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