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Far Out

Philip Larkin

Beyond the dark cartoons 
Are darker spaces where 
Small cloudy nests of stars 
Seem to float on air. 

These have no proper names: 
Men out alone at night 
Never look up at them 
For guidance or delight, 

For such evasive dust 
Can make so little clear: 
Much less is known than not, 
More far than near. 

Added: 24 Jun 2002 | Last Read: 16 Jan 2018 4:45 AM | Viewed: 10978 times

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