Friday, October 08, 2010

Ted Hughes Poem Rediscovered

USA Character Approved Blog | Rediscovered Poem Tells of Plath's Suicide: "A rediscovered poem by English poet Ted Hughes about the night of his wife Syliva Plath's suicide has just been published in the British magazine The New Statesman.

'What happened that night, your final night?' begins the poem, which is read by actor Jonathan Price in the BBC4 video . . . ."

Video at the link.


pattinase (abbott) said...

Will they never stop making money from her death?

Todd Mason said...

Oddly enough, or not so much really, there's a bit of Hughes in my FFB by Jong, such as:

"I remember sitting across a bar table with Ted and his friend Luke while Ted put the poetic moves on me."