Ernest Hemingway

(21 July 1899 - 2 July 1961 / Oak Park, Illinois)

To Good Guys Dead


They sucked us in;
King and country,
Christ Almighty
And the rest.
Patriotism,
Democracy,
Honor-
W ords and phrases,
They either bitched or killed us.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010

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