“Once I got to know her and read her poems, I saw straight off that she was a genius of some kind."

Ted Hughes, The Art of Poetry No. 71

Poet/author Sylvia Plath and future Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, 1956. Plath committed suicide at age 30 and their son committed suicide at age 47.

Poet/author Sylvia Plath and future Poet Laureate Ted Hughes, Plath committed suicide at age 30 and their son committed suicide at age Historical Event Husband cheated on her

Sylvia Plath and ted Hughes

"Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes in Paris just after their honeymoon in Benidorm, Spain, in 1956 (Rare Boom Room, Smith College)"

Sylvia Plath, American confessional poet and novelist - killed herself on this day in 1963, aged 30…  Photo: Sylvia Plath w. Ted Hughes and his parents…

Sylvia Plath, American confessional poet and novelist - Photo: Sylvia Plath w. Ted Hughes and his parents…

February 25, 1956: Sylvia Plath meets Ted Hughes in one of literary history's steamiest encounters | Brain Pickings

February 25, 1956: Sylvia Plath Meets Ted Hughes in One of Literary History’s Steamiest Encounters

Poets in Partnership: Rare 1961 BBC Interview with Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes on Literature and Love

Ted Hughes y Sylvia Plath http://www.elcultural.es/version_papel/LETRAS/30598/Retrato_del_escritor_bipolar

Bad Romance: History’s Ill-Fated Literary Couples

“He ripped the red hair band from her head and ravished her with such force that her silver earrings came unclipped from her ears.” February Sylvia Plath meets Ted Hughes in one of literary historys steamiest encounters

Sylvia (2003) Story of the relationship between the poets Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath.

sylvia

Sylvia - Christine Jeffs - 2003 - amazing film about the poet sylvia plath. directed by christine jeffs

"What happens in the heart simply happens". Ted Hughes & Sylvia Plath. Wordsmiths.

Ted Hughes's 'Last Letter' to Sylvia Plath: second thoughts

Happier times: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes on their honeymoon in Paris

Sylvia Plath in love: A mesmerising portrait of the tragic poet as a young, sexually uninhibited sun-loving party girl - told by the lovers she discarded for Ted Hughes

Happier times: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes on their honeymoon in Paris

Poet Ted Hughes, husband of Sylvia Plath    "If the moon smiled, she would resemble you.  You leave the same impression.  Of something beautiful, but annihilating."    Sylvia Plath

Ted Hughes: alive in the river of light

Poet Ted Hughes, husband of Sylvia Plath "If the moon smiled, she would resemble you. You leave the same impression." -written to Plath

Portrait of Ted Hughes by Sylvia Plath, 1956.

Portrait of Ted Hughes by Sylvia Plath, I respect Sylvia has a daughter Frieda Hughes and she must carry on after losing her parents & her brother Nicholas to suicide too.

Ted Hughes. Love this. Looks instagrammed.

Ted Hughes: a life thrown into turmoil

In yesterday's Daily Telegraph we published the first in our three-part serialisation of the Letters of Ted Hughes. This second extract opens in the aftermath of the suicide of Hughes's first wife, the poet Sylvia Plath.

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