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Poets of World War I

Among the great figures of World War I were its documentarians—the poets, including those below, who served in the war as soldiers or witnessed its effects in their time and responded with their personal accounts. Find more poems, essays, lesson plans, ephemera, and other World War I resources here.

1893-1918
1886-1961
1874-1946
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John Allan Wyeth 1894-1981 Poets of World War I
Amos Wilder 1895-1993 Poets of World War I
Edward Thomas 1878-1917 Poets of World War I
Gertrude Stein 1874-1946 Modernism, Poets of World War I
Charles Hamilton Sorley 1895-1915 Poets of World War I
Stevie Smith 1902-1971 Poets of World War I
Robert W. Service 1874-1958 Poets of World War I
Siegfried Sassoon 1886-1967 Poets of World War I
Isaac Rosenberg 1890-1918 Poets of World War I
Jessie Pope 1868-1941 Poets of World War I

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