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Big Poppy

Big Poppy

by Ted Hughes

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Ted Hughes was one of the first true activists in the mid-twentieth century environmental movement, calling on all of England's major politicians to take action against pollution. (source)

Hughes studied at Cambridge, and afterwards wrote under various pen names while working as a rose gardener, night watchman, zoo attendant, and school teacher. (source)

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