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1914-1918 Poems

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1914-1918 Poems
Principal web resources:
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/ Digital Poetry Archive
http://www.greatwar.nl/
http://www.firstworldwar.com/poetsandprose/ Multimedia History
http://www.warpoets.org/
http://iwvpa.net/ see: http://iwvpa.net/admin/directory.php
http://www.greatwar.co.uk/poems/
http://www.english.emory.edu/LostPoets/
http://www.gwlsrc.com/ If link doesn’t work, copy and paste into browser address
bar.
http://www.greatwarliterature.com/
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/

(The Poems (and Poets)
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/men-who-march-away/
http://www.poemhunter.com/thomas-hardy/poems/
http://poetry.about.com/library/weekly/blhardywar.htm In time of breaking nations
http://www.poemhunter.com/rupert-brooke/ Complete?
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/peace-14/ Peace
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/rupert-brooke/the-dead-5/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-soldier-2/
http://www.poemhunter.com/herbert-asquith
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-volunteer/
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/grenfel.htm Julian Grenfell from Arlington US
National Cemetery Into Battle
http://www.firstworldwar.com/poetsandprose/grenfell.htm
http://www.warpoets.org/conflicts/greatwar/grenfell/
http://iwvpa.net/grenfellj/index.php International War Veterans Poetry Archives
http://iwvpa.net/admin/directory.php ditto List of Authors
http://war-poets.blogspot.com/2010/02/julian-grenfell-into-battle.html not Hillingdon
http://www.greatwar.co.uk/poems/john-mccrae-in-flanders-fields.htm
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/flanders.htm John McCrae In Flanders’ Fields
http://www.greatwar.nl/poppies/mccrae.html pictures and discussion + text
http://www.english.emory.edu/LostPoets/McCrae.html
Rupert Brooke
John McCrae
Wilfred Owen
Isaac Rosenberg
Alan Seeger
Edward Thomas
http://www.poemhunter.com/charles-hamilton-sorley/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/all-the-hills-and-vales-along/
http://www.poemhunter.com/alfred-edward-housman/
http://www.gwlsrc.com/poem-anthologies/oxford-book-of-war-poetry/hugh-
macdiarmid Great War Literature resources If link doesn’t work, copy and paste
into browser address bar.
http://www.greatwarliterature.com/
http://broadviewpress.com/babl/ Broadview Anthology of British Literature
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http://eu.dummies.com/how-to/content/understanding-the-tone-of-a-poem.html
(Macdiarmid)
http://www.poemhunter.com/robert-lee-frost/ Robert Frost 143 poems
http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org/programs/2006/10/02/index.html Death of a
Soldier by Wallace Stevens
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/737 GUILLAUME aPOLLINAIRE
http://images.google.co.uk/images?hl=en&source=hp&q=guillaume+apollinaire&gs_
rfai=&um=1&ie=UTF-
8&ei=LOShS6WLFZv80wTv9O37CQ&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&res
num=4&ved=0CCgQsAQwAw Images for G. Apollinaire (concrete & calligrams)

http://www.wiu.edu/apollinaire/ (In French)
http://www.wereldoorlog1418.nl/corner/apollinaire.html In Dutch but with the 1915
Calligram http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/calligrams
http://oldpoetry.com/oauthor/show/Benjamin_Peret
http://allpoetry.com/opoem/30285-Benjamin-Peret-Little-song-for-the-maimed
http://allpoetry.com/opoem/ interesting site?
http://www.poemhunter.com/william-butler-yeats/ 400 poems by Yeats
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/an-irish-airman-forsees-his-death/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/easter-1916/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/sixteen-dead-men/
http://www.jstor.org/
http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rickard/Reprisals.html WB Yeats
http://www.facstaff.bucknell.edu/rickard/Yeats.html (American academic’s home)
http://www.poemhunter.com/siegfried-sassoon/ Sassoon 144 poems
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/siegfried-sassoon/everyone-sang/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/glory-of-women/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/siegfried-sassoon/the-general/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/siegfried-sassoon/the-poet-as-hero/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-rear-guard/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/siegfried-sassoon/the-working-party/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/siegfried-sassoon/they/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/siegfried-sassoon/thrushes-2/
http://oldpoetry.com/opoem/33903-Siegfried-Sassoon-The-Hero
http://poetry.poetryx.com/poems/7224/ the Hero from PoetryX
http://www.greatwar.nl/frames/default-hero.html Great War site from Netherlands
(worth a look and see pictures – in fact an extraordinary range of material)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2009/nov/03/siegfried-sassoon-michael-morpurgo
Michael Morpurgo on Siegfried Sassoon
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/edward-thomas/as-the-team-s-head-brass/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/edward-thomas/adlestrop/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/edward-thomas/in-memoriam/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/edward-thomas/rain-3/
http://www.poemhunter.com/best-poems/edward-thomas/the-cherry-trees/
http://oldpoetry.com/opoem/by/Ivor%20Gurney
http://oldpoetry.com/opoem/94713-Ivor-Gurney-Ballad-Of-The-Three-Spectres
http://oldpoetry.com/opoem/30781-Ivor-Gurney-The-Silent-One
http://oldpoetry.com/opoem/30782-Ivor-Gurney-To-His-Love
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/On-Receiving-News-of-the-War/95/
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poet-isaac-rosenberg.htm
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http://www.world-war-pictures.com/ All the poets, all the poems plus pictures etc.
http://www.bbk.ac.uk/english/skc/rosenberg/ Lecture about Rosenberg
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/rosenberg Rosenberg digital Archive
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/Break-of-Day-in-the-Trenches/90/
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/Dead-Mans-Dump/91/
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/Returning-We-Hear-the-Larks/96/
Wilfred Owen:
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poet-wilfred-owen.htm Wilfred Owen with
reading of Anthem for Doomed Youth.
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/owen Owen in OU Digital Archive
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/Anthem-for-Doomed-Youth/50/
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/Dulce-et-Decorum-est/55/
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/Exposure/56/
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/The-Send-Off/69/
Wilfred Owen: Cont:
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/Futility/57/
http://www.world-war-pictures.com/war-poem/Strange-Meeting/65/

Robert Graves
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/graves
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/item/3445?CISOBOX=1&REC=1
Sergeant-Major-Money
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/nov/13/robert-graves-recalling-war-poem
http://www.ralphmag.org/EF/recalling-war.html An illustrated version
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/graves#poem Find most Graves’ poems
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/the-persian-version/

Edmund Blunden
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/blunden
http://www.whscms.org.uk/index.php?category_id=1991 Two Voices with much else
from William Howard School Cumbria
http://www.whscms.org.uk/index.php?category_id=1990 The Zonnebeke Road
http://www.whscms.org.uk/index.php?category_id=1707 More poems by Blunden
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/vlamertinghe-passing-the-chateau/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/report-on-experience/

Richard Aldington 1892-1962
http://www.poemhunter.com/richard-aldington/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Aldington
http://www.imagists.org/aldington/
http://www.firstworldwar.com/poetsandprose/aldington.htm
http://www.firstworldwar.com/index.htm Multimedia History of WWI

Edgell Rickword 1898-1982
http://www.poetrymagazines.org.uk/magazine/record.asp?id=1920
http://en.allexperts.com/e/e/ed/edgell_rickword.htm
http://oldpoetry.com/opoem/118952-Edgell-Rickword-Winter-Warfare

e.e. cummings 1894-1962
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._E._Cummings
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http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/my-sweet-old-etcetera/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/next-to-of-course-god-america-i/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/i-sing-of-olaf-glad-and-big-2/
John Peale Bishop 1892-1944
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=j_30-
EIBsXQC&pg=PA203&lpg=PA203&dq=%22We+stood+up+before+day%22&sourc
e=bl&ots=ldXHs0GajB&sig=_m1xyv0_6RMZDcQ5-oQc8lHpnLg&hl=en&ei=Jr-xS-
uNOI2I0wSU55CuBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CAYQ6
AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22We%20stood%20up%20before%20day%22&f=false

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Peale_Bishop

David Jones 1895-1974
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Jones_(poet)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_Parenthesis (Text not available – still in copyright)
http://www.llgc.org.uk/index.php?id=3239 You may find a broadcast here or here:
http://screenandsound.llgc.org.uk/
http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/collections/jones/index.html

Laurence Binyon 1869-1943
http://www.poemhunter.com/laurence-binyon/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/for-the-fallen/

Ezra Pound 1885-1972
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/hugh-selwyn-mauberly-part-i/
http://www.poemhunter.com/ezra-pound/ (79 poems)

T.S. Eliot 1888-1965
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poet.html?id=81338
http://www.dekunstpraktijk.nl/Triumphal%20March.htm The text
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Triumphal-March-From-Coriolan/dp/B001IW3EWU
(mp3 of Triumphal March 3m15s for 79p)
Or buy a signed original edition for 600 dollars:
http://www.qbbooks.com/store/45790.htm
http://www.dejaelaine.com/tseliot.php How not to present a website?
http://www.famouspoetsandpoems.com./poets/t__s__eliot/apoems

GK Chesterton 1874-1936
http://www.poemhunter.com/gk-chesterton/
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/elegy-in-a-country-churchyard/

Rudyard Kipling 1865-1936
http://www.poemhunter.com/rudyard-kipling/ (593 poems)
http://www.web-books.com/Classics/Poetry/Anthology/Kipling/Epitaphs.htm
http://www.web-books.com/Classics/Poetry/Anthology/contents.htm

Elizabeth Daryush 1887-1977
http://www.poemhunter.com/elizabeth-daryush/ (7 poems)
http://www.verse.fr/show.php?table=poems&id=1365 Subalterns
http://www.verse.fr/index.php useful site for first lines etc.
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http://www.verse.fr/show.php?table=authors&id=186 various inc. Flanders Fields by
Daryush.

May Wedderburn Cannan 1893-1973
http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/rouen/

Philip Larkin 1922-1985
http://www.poemhunter.com/philip-larkin/ Listing only – poems copyright
http://www.poetryconnection.net/poets/Philip_Larkin/4789 MCMXIV

http://www.poetryconnection.net/poets also useful site

Vernon Scannell 1922-
http://www.poetryconnection.net/poets/Vernon_Scannell
http://www.poemhunter.com/vernon-scannell/
http://www.aftermathww1.com/scannell.asp The Great War

http://www.aftermathww1.com/ Another WWI site that may be useful

Ted Hughes 1930-
http://www.poetryconnection.net/poets/Ted_Hughes with some Hughes’ poems
http://www.hebdenbridge.co.uk/news/news07/102.html article from 2007 with text of
Six Young Men
http://www.teachit.co.uk/index.asp?CurrMenu=searchresults&tag=335 Six Young
Men

Douglas Dunn 1942-
http://www.poemhunter.com/douglas-dunn/
http://www.teachit.co.uk/armoore/poetry/dunn.htm

								
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