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Strange Meeting

Strange Meeting

by Wilfred Owen

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

What do Prince William and Wilfred Owen have in common? They're both Welshman. (Source.)

Wilfred Owen met his friend and fellow poet, Siegfried Sassoon, in a hospital while he was recovering from wounds he suffered in battle. Later, Sassoon would help kick off Owen's publishing career. (Source.)

Almost all of Owen's poems were published after his death. Maybe he got to enjoy the fame in the afterlife. (Source.)

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