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Ted Hughes

Hughes in later life
Born Edward James Hughes
(1930-08-17)17 August 1930
Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, England
Died 28 October 1998(1998-10-28) (aged 68)
London, England
Occupation Poet, playwright, writer
Nationality English
Alma mater Pembroke College, Cambridge

Sylvia Plath (m. 1956; d. 1963)
Carol Orchard (m. 1970)

Partner Assia Wevill (1962–1969)

Frieda Hughes
Nicholas Hughes
Alexandra Wevill

Fishing provides that connection with the whole living world. It gives you the opportunity of being totally immersed, turning back into yourself in a good way. A form of meditation, some form of communion with levels of yourself that are deeper than the ordinary self.
Ted Hughes
The Bush administration doesn't particularly like public participation. It makes them look bad.
Ted Hughes
It took the whole of Creation To produce my foot, my each feather: Now I hold Creation in my foot.
Ted Hughes
What happens in the heart simply happens.