“Aubade” – Philip LARKIN

Larkin began writing “Aubade” in 1974 but only finished it three years later, after the death of his mother. It was first published in the TLS in 1977. The poem opens just before daybreak to a “soundless dark” in which the speaker is kept from sleep by his existential vulnerability. Despite the promise of dawn, he senses… Continue lendo “Aubade” – Philip LARKIN