American Culture · American Literature · Classic · Collection · Excerpt · Fragment · Passage · Poetry

Ernest Hemingway

For we have thought the longer thoughts
     And gone the shorter way.
And we have danced to devils’ tunes,
     Shivering home to pray;
To serve one master in the night,
     Another in the day.

— Ernest Hemingway, “Chapter Heading,” 88 Poems (Harcourt Brace 1979)

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