Ernest Hemingway

Oak Park, Illinois
Ernest Hemingway
Oak Park, Illinois

Poems

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1.
Advice To A Son
Never trust a white man,
Never kill a Jew,
Never sign a contract,
Never rent a pew.
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2.
I Like Canadians
I like Canadians.
They are so unlike Americans.
They go home at night.
Their cigarettes don't smell bad.
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3.
Along With Youth
A porcupine skin,
Stiff with bad tanning,
It must have ended somewhere.
Stuffed horned owl
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4.
Poem
The only man I ever loved
Said good bye
And went away
He was killed in Picardy
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5.
Captives
Some came in chains
Unrepentant but tired.
Too tired but to stumble.
Thinking and hating were finished
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6.
Valentine
If my Valentine you won't be,
I'll hang myself on your Christmas tree.
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7.
The Age Demanded
The age demanded that we sing
And cut away our tongue.

The age demanded that we flow
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8.
Chapter Heading
For we have thought the larger thoughts
And gone the shorter way.
And we have danced to devil's tunes,
Shivering home to pray;
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9.
Roosevelt
Workingmen believed
He busted trusts,
And put his picture in their windows.
'What he'd have done in France!'
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10.
Killed Paive--July 8--1918
Desire and
All the sweet pulsing aches
And gentle hurtings
That were you,
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