Month: December 2011

Philip Larkin

New Year Poem Tomorrow in the offices the year on the stamps will be altered; Tomorrow new diaries consulted, new calendars stand; With such small adjustments life will again move forward Implicating us all; and the voice of the living be heard: “It is to us that you should turn your straying attention; Us who need you, and are affected by your fortune; Us you should love and to whom you should give your word.” 31 December 1940…