Tag: Water


A Short Analysis of Philip Larkin’s ‘Water’

A summary of a short Larkin poem Philip Larkin wrote several poems about religion, such as ‘Church Going’, and memorably described it as a ‘vast moth-eaten musical brocade’ in ‘Vers de Société’. Larkin had a sceptical attitude to religion, being an atheist and self-described ‘Anglican Agnostic’ – like Thomas Hardy, […]