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Wilfred Owen: Miners

“You may feel keen enough to buy this week’s Nation. I have at last a poem in it, which I sent off on the same evening as writing it!!” 761 more words


10 Classic Wilfred Owen Poems Everyone Should Read

The best poems of Wilfred Owen

Previously, we’ve selected ten of the best poems about the First World War; but of all the English poets to write about that conflict, one name towers above the rest: Wilfred Owen (1893-1918). 982 more words



Egregiously blind

men still fall for “that old lie”

ardent for glory.

© Matthew Saunders @ thekettleclicks.com


The Reality of War Through Poetry

I wrote this essay over the course of one year to submit to my college’s library research contest and I’m pleased to say it won first place. 3,394 more words


La Grande Guerre des Ecrivains

I have spent a lot of time reading literature of the Great War, in French as well as English; sometimes it has felt almost like an obsession. 554 more words


Exposure by Wilfred Owen

Exposure by Wilfred Owen

The poem in a nutshell…. This poem centres on a group of British soldiers as they wait in the trenches and battlefields for war. 838 more words