The First World War Poetry

Torn Fields - war poets 1914-1918


Machinima of Frideswide sim in Second Life, an immersive exhibit by the First World War Poetry Virtual Archive, University of Oxford. This sim offers an amazing virtual experience of the Western Front trenches and British encampments of the Great War, and poetry inspired by the war. Sim opened Nov 2, 2009. Machinima by Tara Yeats; sim builder CSteph Submariner.

Western Front http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Frideswide/214/195/647

Last year and for the Re-create, Educate, and illuminate-learning History Virtually conference 2010, offered by The virtual Pioneers, Csteph Submariner lead us on a tour of this unbelievably detailed and historically accurate sim that highlights the trials and poetry of this era in world history.

Poetry of The Great War-Western front 1914-1918 on PhotoPeach


Those were some screenshots of the experience. Walking the trenches and listening to the ghost stories was an unique experience.

You can find out more about The First World War Poetry Digital Archive in its online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research.

World War 1 Poets Showreel



This experience was an excelente oportunity to learn, share, read and listen to English in a more natural way. .. well, no t that naturaly but it sure was very meaningful and memorable.

Keep on shining Love and peace!

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