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Using this structure will help you to stay on task and ensure you are answering the question.


This is the topic sentence of the paragraph and states your observation in the simplest and plainest terms. 251 more words

National 5

Kneeling in the Silver Light

The short story “The Blinds” is now out in Kneeling in the Silver Light: Stories from the Great War, an anthology edited by Dean M. 19 more words

Short Stories

Wild With All Regrets, by Wilfred Owen

(To S.S.)

My arms have mutinied against me — brutes!
My fingers fidget like ten idle brats,
My back’s been stiff for hours, damned hours. 513 more words

A Poem

The Camera in War

For the centennial of the Great War, I’m reading Barbara Tuchman’s stunning history of the first month of the war, The Guns of August. I considered revisiting my undergraduate obsession with the war’s best poets, specifically… 254 more words


Lest we Forget # 2

For me the most enjoyable modules we deliver on the English curriculum are the poetry ones because they’re a good way for students to play around with language and begin understanding inference not to mention the techniques they will need to espouse for their exams. 315 more words


“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“But I Was Looking at the Permanent Stars”
by Wilfred Owen

Bugles sang, saddening the evening air,
And bugles answered, sorrowful to hear.

Voices of boys were by the river-side. 2,027 more words