02 March 2010

Thistles by Ted Hughes

Just because I haven't been raving about it, doesn't mean I haven't been reading the Oxford Book of Short Poems. "Thistles" by Ted Hughes is stunning. I can't pick a favourite line because the short, sharp poem builds on itself with utter perfection. This is the standard to measure poetry by.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.