Tags » Wilfred Owen

Why is it foolish to state that claims of harassment by the intelligence agencies are indicative of mental ill health.

“The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don’t alters their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit the views.” 1,162 more words

Of poetry

I adore poetry. I try writing poetry, too, from time to time, but I fail almost every time. I still try, though. It’s such a disciplined and sensual form of art that I know I want to get it right some time or the other. 422 more words


War and Law

Half of Canadians will disagree vehemently with the following, but those people ought to examine carefully the arguments herein, and also their own consciences, lest they become a problem they wish to avoid. 886 more words


Wilfred Owen and "the old lie"

Yesterday, the United States launched 59 cruise missiles on a Syrian airbase. The airbase is where the US believes the Syrian planes that carried out the horrific chemical attack originated. 278 more words



Seeing a few clips of what has been happening in Syria the past couple of days, I recall a poem my dad read to me when I was younger, one of Wilfred Owen’s most famous poems from World War One. 261 more words

View Of The Pen

Men of Letters


Crescent Theatre, Birmingham, Sunday 2nd April, 2017


It seems there were a lot of poets sent to fight the Bosch in the First World War.  360 more words

Theatre Review