Ted Hughes

(1930 - 1998 / West Yorkshire / England)

Pike - Poem by Ted Hughes


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Comments about Pike by Ted Hughes

  • Rookie Tom Armstrong (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

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 16, 2005

Poem Edited: Friday, June 21, 2013


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