Ted Hughes

(1930 - 1998 / West Yorkshire / England)

Ted Hughes
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Ted Hughes is consistently described as one of the twentieth century’s greatest English poets. Born August 17th, 1930 in Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, his family moved to Mexborough when he was seven to run a newspaper and tobacco shop. He attended Mexborough grammar school, and wrote his first poems from the age of fifteen, some of which made their way into the school magazine. Before beginning English studies at Cambridge University (having won a scholarship in 1948), he spent much of his National service time reading and rereading all of Shakespeare. According to report, he could recite it all by heart. At Cambridge, he he 'spent most..time reading folklore and Yeat's poems,' and switched from ... more »

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  • saun da paul (11/4/2018 2:40:00 PM)

    wagwan fam mans peppa pig still

  • ray_ping_kids69 (9/18/2018 3:57:00 PM)

    i love the poem, it has really inspired me to be a gay boi

  • ISwallowCum2 (6/2/2018 3:31:00 PM)

    And cuz The ting goes skrrrahh (ah)
    Pap, pap, ka-ka-ka (ka)
    Skidiki-pap-pap (pap)
    And a pu-pu-pudrrrr-boom (boom)
    Skya (ah)
    Du-du-ku-ku-dun-dun (dun)
    Poom, poom

  • ISwallowCum (6/2/2018 3:26:00 PM)

    I really like this poem cuz why not, and because 2+2=4-1 that's 3 Quick MATHSSSS!
    My life sucks help me plz

  • Mexicandruglord (5/22/2018 4:16:00 PM)

    Yuh yuh Gucci gang Gucci gang

  • megan betts (4/30/2018 5:22:00 AM)

    I love George andrews

  • megan (4/30/2018 5:17:00 AM)

    I love this

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  • gayboi123 (4/30/2018 5:16:00 AM)

    this sucks my big balls

  • Anonymous (4/21/2018 2:10:00 AM)

    Its not really good

  • lloolllljjjuu (4/6/2018 5:38:00 AM)

    cool stuff man i really liked it thanks

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Best Poem of Ted Hughes

Lovesong

He loved her and she loved him.
His kisses sucked out her whole past and future or tried to
He had no other appetite
She bit him she gnawed him she sucked
She wanted him complete inside her
Safe and sure forever and ever
Their little cries fluttered into the curtains

Her eyes wanted nothing to get away
Her looks nailed down his hands his wrists his elbows
He gripped her hard so that life
Should not drag her from that moment
He wanted all future to cease
He wanted to topple with his arms round her
Off that moment's brink and into nothing ...

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