Poems in Memory of Ted Hughes

Over the years, several authors have submitted poems in memory of Ted Hughes which you can access following the links on the left.

Moreover, there are several book publications with such poems, including the following:

  • Keith Sagar: Mola, 2004, Arrowhead Press, contains several poems remembering Ted Hughes or relating to him.
  • Daniel Weissbort: Letters to Ted. Anvil Press Poetry. Oct. 2002. 109 pages. ISBN: 0 85646 341 8 – Ann Skea has published a review of the book on her website.
  • Seamus Heaney: Electric Light, Faber & Faber 2001, ISBN 0 571 20798-7, contains "On his work in the English Tongue".


I have also been sent a poem in memory of Fred Rue Jacobs, a collector, scholar and friend of Ted Hughes, and an article in memory of Leonard Scigaj who was author of several studies of critical material on Ted Hughes.