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Tanka Style

Good Old Earnest. 

Thanks to internet 
Novels are getting longer 
But not better 
A jungle of unnecessary word
A machete comes in handy 

Earnest Hemingway 
Used typewriter and slowly  
Paused for a little drink 
Being economical with words 
So he could go out fishing 




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  1. Date: 12/19/2012 8:31:00 AM

    a little pause for a drink you think? Say it all in as few words as possible is my motto. love you, Kathy

    hansen Avatar jan oskar hansen Date: 12/19/2012 11:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    indeed Kathy
  1. Date: 12/18/2012 7:59:00 PM

    love it, because it says so much about our modern world. The ones like Ernest knew how to do it!!

    hansen Avatar jan oskar hansen Date: 12/19/2012 7:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Andrea