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Remembrance Day - A poem by Wilfred Owen

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Remembrance Day - A poem by Wilfred Owen
An field of poppies taken by Geoff Taylor, and the words of Wilfred Owen are featured in this Literary Landscape of Shropshire, Nearest Earthly Place To Paradise.

On Remembrance Day we bring to mind the service and sacrifice of the Armed Forces in Britain and the Commonwealth.

Wilfred Owen, perhaps understandably, was thinking of the gentle landscape of his Shropshire home when writing of the horrors of the front line in his poem Spring Offensive, included in the anthology of Shropshire literature.

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