Ernest Hemingway 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.
Valentine

If my Valentine you won't be,
I'll hang myself on your Christmas tree.
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6.
Captives

Some came in chains
Unrepentant but tired.
Too tired but to stumble.
Thinking and hating were finished
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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.
Killed Paive--July 8--1918

Desire and
All the sweet pulsing aches
And gentle hurtings
That were you,
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10.
Champs D'Honneur

Soldiers never do die well;
Crosses mark the places -
Wooden crosses where they fell,
Stuck above their faces.
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