To Good Guys Dead Poem by Ernest Hemingway

To Good Guys Dead

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

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Fabrizio Frosini 28 February 2016

these Hemingway's poems remember me (a bit) some of Ungaretti's poetry..

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Fabrizio Frosini 28 February 2016

In 'A Farewell to Arms', Hemingway says: '' abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene beside the concrete names of villages, the numbers of roads, the names of rivers, the numbers of regiments and the dates ''.

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