Hemingway and Wilde

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The egos of these two men were legendary!

For those of you not familiar with these two gentleman...

Ernest Hemmingway wrote the novel For Whom the Bell Tolls - he was in his earlier days a war correspondent.

Oscar Wilde wrote The Importance of Being Earnest.


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The playwright poet and war journalist
for whom the bell tolls to life returnest!
  Oscar was Wilde it's true
    but Hemingway knew
the importance of being Ernest!

           

       
        Written May 2015






 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 11/9/2015 1:32:00 PM
many congrats on your win Keith - a very witty piece:-) hugs Jan xx
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 11/10/2015 5:33:00 AM
Thank you Jan. Good to hear from you.
Date: 11/9/2015 11:08:00 AM
Keith, Congratulations on your Trashed #3 win. SKAT
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Date: 7/19/2015 10:34:00 PM
This is so cleverly witty. Hugs, SuZ
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 7/19/2015 11:20:00 PM
As are you Suz. Thanks for stopping by!
Date: 7/19/2015 12:50:00 AM
lol! The stories of their lives were as interesting as their works, if not more. This is a fun read on a Sunday afternoon. A fav!
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 7/19/2015 3:49:00 AM
Thanks Kim. You are a sweetheart!
Date: 5/13/2015 9:58:00 PM
I think this should win Limerick of the Year...best one I have ever read....thanks
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 5/13/2015 10:58:00 PM
Thanks to you Judy. What a wonderful comment. I love Oscar Wilde - indeed I named my only son after him. Here's one thing I learned from him..."never ask a woman her age...a woman who would tell you that would tell you anything!" Or at least that's how I remember it. God bless!