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You’re left, You’re right

the Drill Sargent intones

yesterday we were civilians

today we’re soldiers

learning how to walk

how to obey orders

even when they seem insane… 160 more words

What they say

They say we’re not fit to lead
They say we’re too young
They say we’re sons of nobody
They say royalty is not in our genes… 189 more words


Happy Birthday Ernest Hemingway

The great author Ernest Hemingway was born on this day, July 21, 1899. Pictured here in 1952, Cuba. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) 26 more words

United States

SPAIN BOOK REVIEW: June - 'Everybody Behaves Badly' by Lesley M M Blume

The making of Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, the outsize personalities who inspired it, and the vast changes it wrought on the literary world… 762 more words


Was this your Dissertated Summer? (Paris 1988 & Paris 1926)

One of the things that nobody warned me about as I’ve slid down the slippery slope into dissertation mode has been the creeping guilt. I know everyone’s dissertation experience is different and I wouldn’t expect everyone to share my exact academic anxieties (everyone should harbor their own; it’s perfectly natural). 1,469 more words


The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

A Lost generation 🍂 🐾

Curious Book Reviewer says:

Ernest Hemingway is a curious writer 🖊

His style is so distinct from the usual 1950s writers (those of the lost generation) we know; he writes terse, tight prose and yet uses scenic description lavishly 🌤🍀 . 339 more words