Wilfred Owen
Shropshire / England
Tuesday, December 31, 2002

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Rating: 3.4
It seemed that out of the battle I escaped
Down some profound dull tunnel, long since scooped
Through granites which Titanic wars had groined.
Yet also there encumbered sleepers groaned,


77777 27 October 2018
this poem is so powerful. definitely a favourite of mine.
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Francis X. Burns 25 April 2012
A celbrated poem from the trenches of World War I. Owens is the premier war poet.
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idris Adesina 18 January 2012
I love this, war is truly inhuman.
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Bigol Badavaboochie 11 January 2012
This poem makes me cream my pants
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Robert Howard 14 August 2006
This eerie poem is included in Benjamin Britten's War Requiem as a duet for tenor and baritone and is, in my opinion, the defining moment of Britten's colossal masterpiece.
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