Ted Hughes

(1930 - 1998 / West Yorkshire / England)

Pike - Poem by Ted Hughes


The text of this poem could not be published because of Copyright laws.


Comments about Pike by Ted Hughes

  • (8/3/2006 11:00:00 AM)


    This is one of the great poems of the 20th century. The description of the fish, taking it to the next level in the monastery pond, fishing in its time - night, the classic sense of hunter being hunted, the sense of dread in contemplating pike, all come together to make a truly wonderful poem. (Report) Reply

    7 person liked.
    3 person did not like.
Read all 1 comments »
User Rating:
4,0 / 5 ( 28 votes ) 1



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 16, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, June 21, 2013


Ted Hughes's Other Poems

  • Lovesong
  • Hawk Roosting
  • Wind
  • Bride And Groom Lie Hidden For...
  • The Thought-Fox

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]