Sting is featured in April’s O, The Oprah Magazine. This time it is a poetry issue, in which Sting discusses the poem “The Thought-Fox” by Ted Hughes. A relevant essay on this poet can also be found here.
In a nutshell: “The thought-fox” is a poem about writing a poem. Its external action takes place in a room late at night where the poet is sitting alone at his desk. Outside the night is starless, silent, and totally black. But the poet senses a presence which disturbs him, a fox …
Edward James Hughes OM (17 August 1930 ? 28 October 1998), known as Ted Hughes, was an English poet and children’s writer.

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