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The Faber Poets. Louis McNeice, T.S. Eliot, Ted Hughes, W.H.Auden, Stephen Spender, 1960 (photo) Photo © Mark Gerson

The Faber Poets. Louis McNeice, T.S. Eliot, Ted Hughes, W.H.Auden, Stephen Spender, 1960 (photo) Photo © Mark Gerson

“Once I got to know her and read her poems, I saw straight off that she was a genius of some kind."

Ted Hughes, The Art of Poetry No. 71

Ted Hughes & Sylvia Plath read “Dying is an art. (And he helped her along with it quite well) Like everything else, I do it exceptionally well. I do it so it feels like hell. I do it so it feels real. I guess you could say I have a call.

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Ted Hughes. Love this. Looks instagrammed.

Ted Hughes: a life thrown into turmoil

In yesterday's Daily Telegraph we published the first in our three-part serialisation of the Letters of Ted Hughes. This second extract opens in the aftermath of the suicide of Hughes's first wife, the poet Sylvia Plath.

Ted Hughes & Sylvia Plath

Poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath… a complicated relationship.

"It's at night sometimes i drive through" -Ted Hughes

It's at night. Sometimes I drive through. I just find myself driving through, going slow, simply roaming my own darkness. - Ted Hughes, The City

Portrait of Ted Hughes by Sylvia Plath, 1956.

Portrait of Ted Hughes by Sylvia Plath, I respect Sylvia has a daughter Frieda Hughes and she must carry on after losing her parents & her brother Nicholas to suicide too.

Crow: From the life and songs of the crow by Ted Hughes, 1971, Leonard Baskin Illustration

Crow: From the life and songs of the crow by Ted Hughes, Leonard Baskin Illustration. I'm normally not a big poetry guy, but this collection is amazing.

Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life by Jonathan Bate, review: 'haunting'

Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life by Jonathan Bate, review: 'haunting'

rosalie thorne mckenna foundation/university of arizona/national portrait gallery Credit: rosalie thorne mckenna foundation/university of arizona/national portrait gallery

My favourite poem, open, raw, sad, honest, passionate, angry and as real as it gets

One of my favorites. By Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath's ex husband. a philanderer, but a very talented one

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