Arms and the Boy
by Wilfred Owen
Arms and the Boy Resources
The website for the Owen Association has information about Owen's life, poems, and works written about him. One stop shopping, in other words.
It's always worth a look.
If you're looking for scoop on this common World War I condition that many suffered from, including Wilfred Owen, the BBC has your back.
Everything you ever wanted to know and then some.
WWI may have been the pits, but it sure produced a lot of good poetry.
Yep, it's as creepy as it sounds: this picture of Wilfred Owen is (oddly) made to look as though it is actually reading the poem.
Here's a slide show of World War I images, along with Richard Burton reading Owen's poems.
This footage from World War I shows shell-shock sufferers, and it's not for the faint of heart.
A British guy recites the poem.
Here's a picture of the poet in his uniform, sporting quite a smirk.
Here's a copy in Owen's hand of "Anthem for Dead Youth" (later changed to "Anthem for Doomed Youth"). At the bottom it says "with Sassoon's amendments."
This is a picture of a U.S. soldier learning to use his bayonet. Here's hoping that blade's a fake.
Yep, it's as bad as it looks. Worse, even.
Get 'em while they're hot. (Actually, they've been around for quite a while.)