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Favourite Poets: Wilfred Owen - Smile, Smile, Smile

Head to limp head, the sunk-eyed wounded scanned

Yesterday’s Mail; the casualties (typed small)

And (large) Vast Booty from our Latest Haul.

Also, they read of Cheap Homes, not yet planned; 295 more words


'I am the bearer of stretchers'

I helped set up our working space in the stage area of the main auditorium at The Edge today, shifting tables and chairs with the students of William Brookes School in Much Wenlock. 158 more words

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Not About Heroes

On the 3rd of October I attended the Flying Bridge Theatre Company and Seabright Productions’ Autumn 2017 tour of Not About Heroes. Originally written by Stephen MacDonald and premiered at the Edinburgh Festival in 1982, the play revolves around the relationship of World War I poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen. 304 more words


'Close the curtains for me'

NWS PAUL HEAPS Art work of the Great War poet Wilfred Owen which was unveiled by artist Tony Brown at the Wilfred Owen Story in Brikenhead. 243 more words

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'Hours upon days of waiting...'

Today I started work with Shropshire Council’s imaginative project ‘In The Hands of the Boys’, which focusses on World War I, and uses dance, poetry and photography to explore and share stories about Shropshire’s involvement in the war.  231 more words

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Favourite Poets: Wilfred Owen - Insensibility


Happy are men who yet before they are killed

Can let their veins run cold.

Whom no compassion fleers

Or makes their feet

Sore on the alleys cobbled with their brothers. 383 more words


O Love, your eyes lose lure: The Somme, Part 3

On the morning of July 1, 57,470 men on the Allies side were killed, wounded, went missing or were taken prisoner. Figures for the German side are harder to come by, but estimates say that there were between 10,000 – 12,000 German casualties that day. 746 more words