Ted Hughes Quotes

Pike, three inches long, perfect Pike in all parts, green tigering the gold. Killers from the egg: the malevolent aged grin. They dance on the surface among the flies.
Ted Hughes (b. 1930), British poet. Pike (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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Stilled legendary depth: It was as deep as England: it held Pike too immense to stir, so immense and old That past nightfall I dared not cast
Ted Hughes (b. 1930), British poet. Pike (l. 33-36). . . Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, The. Philip Larkin, ed. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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A fox's nose touches twig, leaf; Two eyes serve a movement, that now And again now, and now, and now Sets neat prints into the snow
Ted Hughes (b. 1930), British poet. The Thought-Fox (l. 10-13). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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