32 Great Ted Hughes Quotes Worth Knowing
Poet and Children's Writer
Ted Hughes was an English Poet, honored as the Poet Laureate of England. He was born with the talent of writing and was determined to become a poet since his school days. Within a year of graduating from Cambridge, he co-launched the literary magazine ‘St. Botolph's Review’ which published many of his poems. His poetry book ‘The Hawk in the Rain’ won the first position at the ‘Poetry Center’s First Publication Book Contest’. This book was released both in US and England and was greatly appreciated by the masses. He further turned to writing children’s literature and published ‘Meet My Folks’ which was the first of the 18 books he wrote for children. His most notable work for children was ‘The Iron Man: A Children's Story in Five Nights’ which turned out to be a huge hit and the character has been adapted in various movies. His most acclaimed poetry book was ‘Crow: From the Life and Songs of the Crow’ which was inspired from mythology. He won various awards including the renowned ‘T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry’ and was appointed a member of the 'order of merit' by Queen Elizabeth. Here is a collection of most notable quotations and sayings by the great poet that you will surely enjoy. Go through these quotes by Ted Hughes which will compel you to rethink about life from a different perspective.