By Ted Hughes
The authors moment assortment which prints a few of his so much respected paintings together with Pike, Hawk Roosting and November.
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And can take stolen hold On a bitch otter in a field full Of nervous horses, but linger nowhere. Yanked above hounds, reverts to nothing at all, To this long pelt over the back of a chair. 45 WITCHES Once was every woman the witch To ride a weed the ragwort road; Devil to do whatever she would: Each rosebud, every old bitch. Did they bargain their bodies or no? Proprietary the devil that Went horsing on their every thought When they scowled the strong and lucky low. Dancing in Ireland nightly, gone To Norway (the ploughboy bridled), Nightlong under the blackamoor spraddled, Back beside their spouse by dawn As if they had dreamed all.
Now the brute's quick Be tinder: old spark of the blood-heat And not death's touch engross her bed, Though that has stripped her stark indeed. 59 3 Goats, black, not angels, but Bellies round as filled wine-skins Slung under carcase bones. Yet that's no brute light And no merely mountain light— Their eyes' golden element. Rustle of their dry hooves, dry patter, Wind in the oak-leaves; and their bent Horns, stamp, sudden reared stare Startle women. Spirit of the ivy, Stink of goat, of a rank thriving, O mountain listener.
The wind hardened; A puff shook a glittering from the thorns, And again the rains' dragging grey columns Smudged the farms. In a moment The fields were jumping and smoking; the thorns Quivered, riddled with the glassy verticals. I stayed on under the welding cold 47 Watching the tramp's face glisten and the drops on his coat Flash and darken. I thought what strong trust Slept in him—as the trickling furrows slept, And the thorn-roots in their grip on darkness; And the buried stones, taking the weight of winter; The hill where the hare crouched with clenched teeth.
Lupercal by Ted Hughes