Wilfred Owen

(1893-1918 / Shropshire / England)

Wilfred Owen Quotes

    Inspection

    'You! What d'you mean by this?' I rapped.
    'You dare come on parade like this?'
    'Please, sir, it's-' ''Old yer mouth,' the sergeant snapped.
    'I takes 'is name, sir?'-'Please, and then dismiss.'

    Some days 'confined to camp' he got,
    For being 'dirty on parade'.
    He told me, afterwards, the damnèd spot
    Was blood, his own. 'Well, blood is dirt,' I said.