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This poem. I love it. "Dulce Et Decorum Est" ('it is sweet and right'), 1917, by Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) ─ The poem is meant as a condemnation of war. In November 1918 Owen was killed in action at the age of twenty-five, one week before the Armistice.

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Dulce et Decorum Est Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,...

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Wilfred Owen’s Dulce et Decorum Est word cloud

This word cloud in the shape of Wilfred Owen's image is made up of the words from Dulce est Decorum Est. Suitable for History lessons on the First World War as well as English lessons on War Poetry...

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Wilfred Owen Dulce et Decorum Est manuscript page [ 'This item is from The First World War Poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford (www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit); © [Copyright notice]'.]

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"Dulce et decorum est" Wilfred Owen - a powerful, evoking poem about the realities of war

Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen. Such a powerful poet! By far my favorite, even though I've only recently discovered him!

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