Friday, January 3, 2003

As Bronze May Be Much Beautified Comments

Rating: 3.1

As bronze may be much beautified
By lying in the dark damp soil,
So men who fade in dust of warfare fade
Fairer, and sorrow blooms their soul.

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Wilfred Owen
COMMENTS
Khairul Ahsan 17 October 2020

'But what of them buried profound, Buried where we can no more find. Who () Lie dark for ever under abysmal war? ' - I lend my voice to this beautiful song for the unsung! We all know about the futility of war and the destruction it wreaks on mankind, yet we all are pawns in the hands of the war mongers. We collectively sin by voting them to power! Congratulations, posthumously, to the poet for the well desered honour of having his poem selected as the 'Poem of the Day'!

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Mahtab Bangalee 17 October 2020

life warfare life to posses the greedy throne man to woman and woman to man encouragement for this nothing else just abysmal darkness!

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Deepak S S 17 October 2020

A heros of the war is soon forgotten.

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As bronze may be much beautified By lying in the dark damp soil, So men who fade in dust of warfare fade Fairer, and sorrow blooms their soul. Awsome! Only Wilfred Owen can write so.

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Haidee Majola 22 June 2018

I like the style of writing in this poem. What a price to pay in war though... Thanks for sharing Wilfred Owen.

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Susan Williams 22 June 2018

I highly agree with Robert Murray Smith and Ruta Mohapatra. When Wilfred Owen speaks of war, he speaks of which he knew. I keep getting flipped out of this poem to the next poem- is anyone else having this problem?

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Dr Antony Theodore 22 June 2018

Very nice poem with lofty examples.. tony

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Edward Kofi Louis 22 June 2018

Unto the old salt sea to feed! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Kayode Are 22 June 2018

Much more darkness is buried under the starkness of war

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Lungelo S Mbuyazi 22 June 2018

Great artwork.... It has a lot of meaning in war context

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Adrian Flett 22 June 2018

Profound images of war's futility by a great war poet

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Robert Murray Smith 22 June 2018

This First World War poet died too young. A sad loss to the world of poetry.

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Ruta Mohapatra 22 June 2018

A thought for the unknown soldiers of wars whose contribution is as significant as the celebrated ones. Nicely penned!

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Bernard F. Asuncion 22 June 2018

Such a great poem by Wilfred Owen??????

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