THE POET BY DAY

Daily Archives: June 29, 2016

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For sale: baby shoes. Never worn.” Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), American journalist and author That’s Hemingway’s shortest story according to an oft told and often disputed tale. Hemingway was allegedly challenged to write a story in six words (some accounts say ten) to win a wager. To be a story, it had to have a beginning, a middle, and an end.  The anecdote probably is a fabrication. At any rate, I rather like… Read More