Arms and the Boy
by Wilfred Owen
Let the boy try along this bayonet-blade
How cold steel is, and keen with hunger of blood;
Blue with all malice, like a madman’s flash; 74 more words
THE ANIMALS HAVE ARRIVED! This is the gate they have been seeking — to a world without war!
And here, my friends, are two of their favorite poems. 411 more words
Wilfred Owen was a British poet who built his reputation as a severe critic of the First World War. (In fact, he lost his life in France two weeks before the Armistice was signed.) As a result of the carnage he witnessed in the trenches young Owen, like so many men of that generation, lost his supernatural faith. 330 more words