Posts Tagged ‘ted hughes’

How School Made Me Loathe Poetry

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Do you remember being taught poetry at school? If I try, I can access fragments of memories. These include April afternoons reading Jabberwocky, reciting Ted Hughes aloud to the class as my stomach churned with nerves, and poring over Wilfred Owen. Mostly, however, my experience of poetry at school is a distant fuzz. (more…) more»