Ted Hughes

(1930 - 1998 / West Yorkshire / England)

Ted Hughes Poems

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1. The Child Is Father To The Man 2/20/2015
2. Macaw And Little Miss 1/3/2003
3. Relic 10/16/2005
4. Lineage 1/3/2003
5. The Minotaur 1/1/2004
6. Work And Play 1/3/2003
7. Tractor 1/3/2003
8. How To Paint A Water Lily 1/1/2004
9. Old Age Gets Up 1/3/2003
10. Thrushes 1/1/2004
11. The Seven Sorrows 10/16/2005
12. September 1/3/2003
13. Theology 1/3/2003
14. Examination At The Womb-Door 1/3/2003
15. The Warm And The Cold 1/3/2003
16. Crow's Nerve Fails 1/3/2003
17. The Harvest Moon 1/3/2003
18. Thistles 1/3/2003
19. Pike 10/16/2005
20. A Woman Unconscious 1/13/2003
21. The Owl 1/3/2003
22. Daffodils 10/16/2005
23. Crow's Fall 1/1/2004
24. Full Moon And Little Frieda 1/3/2003
25. The Thought-Fox 1/3/2003
26. Bride And Groom Lie Hidden For Three Days 1/3/2003
27. Wind 1/3/2003
28. Hawk Roosting 1/3/2003
29. Lovesong 1/3/2003

Comments about Ted Hughes

  • nazir (2/16/2018 11:26:00 PM)

    need poems for research

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  • 669696996with your mum (2/12/2018 2:23:00 PM)

    This is shit man

  • the 04+&xxxxxxô (2/6/2018 8:37:00 AM)

    his poems sucks just like his life. TAKE IT SERIOUS

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  • rasel (1/16/2018 11:11:00 PM)

    a thing of beauty is joy for ever

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  • Priyanshu (11/11/2017 1:06:00 AM)

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  • Luke Street (6/21/2016 7:59:00 AM)

    ted was a good lad but didn't tickle my ribs enough! ! ! I used to read his poems every night before bed but since I got my ribs tickled by evie on d of e by will

  • Dhanya Rajan (11/16/2012 3:08:00 AM)

    Bride and groom lie hidden for three days. My favorite Ted Hughes poem.

  • Meg Tapp (9/24/2011 10:40:00 AM)

    'Lovesong' just became one of my favourite poems. So rarely do we come across poems that speak so truthfully and honestly. Beautiful. Can't believe I never knew of it until now!

Best Poem of Ted Hughes


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 ...

Read the full of Lovesong


Remember how we picked the daffodils?
Nobody else remembers, but I remember.
Your daughter came with her armfuls, eager and happy,
Helping the harvest. She has forgotten.
She cannot even remember you. And we sold them.
It sounds like sacrilege, but we sold them.
Were we so poor? Old Stoneman, the grocer,
Boss-eyed, his blood-pressure purpling to beetroot
(It was his last chance,

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