‘Big Poppy’ speak of what happens when a Poppy in its full bloom and a bumblebee meet in Ted Hughes’s usual style of writing.
Ted Hughes’ poem ‘Her Husband’ is a spiteful poem reflecting on the paradoxical situation many married couples often face; being in a marriage with another person but having lost all love and compassion between each other.
‘Lovesong’ by Ted Hughes is a six stanza poem that is separated into uneven sets of lines. The text is framed by two-line couplets that contain increasingly longs verses towards the third stanza.
‘September’ by Ted Hughes is a moving poem that touches on a troubled and important relationship.
’The Thought-Fox’ by Ted Hughes is a creative poem that uses the symbol of a fox, and its quick, fleeting movements, to represent a writer’s muse.