Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen was an English poet and soldier. After school he became a teaching assistant and in 1913 went to France for two years to work as a language tutor. He began writing poetry as a teenager and in 1915 he returned in England. He was born on 18 March 1893 in Oswestry, Shropshire and he was…

Dulce et Decorum est

“Dulce et Decorum est” was a poem written by Wilfred Owen between 1917 and 1918. Owen was a soldier during the first world war, also known as the great war. Wilfred Owen wrote this poem while he was fighting at Craiglockhart during world war one. The poem describes the actions and the tension of the…