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NACO in the U.K.: Putting poetry of the Great War to music

Out of the muck and mire of the First World War, the words of the poet soldiers give us glimmers of humanity.

What better way to remember them, remember all the dead, than through those words. 2,403 more words



Wilfred Owen, 1893-1918

He sat in a wheeled chair, waiting for dark,
And shivered in his ghastly suit of grey,
Legless, sewn short at elbow. 384 more words


Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

Dulce et Decorum Est

Bent double, like old beggars under sacks,
Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,
Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs… 208 more words


Lecture Success

Yesterday’s lecture/seminar was just brilliant. Mr C arrived with 5 minutes to spare which meant that I was able to log on in time and I only had to break away from the seminar once. 388 more words


Rupert Brooke portrait, work in progress, hand stitching (3)


Details of the hand sewn flowers on the portrait, including hollyhocks, hibiscus, lilacs and olive leaves. Once I have finished hand sewing the details, I will then decide whether to paint a gentle wash over the colours in the flowers, leaves and maps in the background. 114 more words

Hand Sewing

A Misconception about Poetry

Hi all,

I wanted to share some more realizations I have formed throughout my poetry class. (Plus, I miss blogging.)

I know when I first entered this class I had a limited view of poetry. 543 more words


Love the little things

Last week I wrote a blog using the headings from the lovely KA’s blog who told me that it was actually a linky from another lovely… 1,003 more words

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