Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

CreationEarth Nature Photos


 Caught in the center of a soundless field
While hot inexplicable hours go by
What trap is this? Where were its teeth concealed?
You seem to ask.
I make a sharp reply, Then clean my stick.
I'm glad I can't explain Just in what jaws you were to suppurate: You may have thought things would come right again If you could only keep quite still and wait.

by Philip Larkin
Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes | Email Poem - MyxomatosisEmail Poem |
Comment below this ad.

Top Philip Larkin Poems

Analysis and Comments on Myxomatosis

Provide your analysis, explanation, meaning, interpretation, and comments on the poem Myxomatosis here.