Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was an American novelist, journalist, and short-story writer. He coined the term “iceberg theory” and is remembered for his novels The Old Man and the Sea, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and others. His writing is well-loved and is studied in schools around the world. He also wrote a few pieces of poetry. 

Oily Weather

by Ernest Hemingway

‘Oily Weather’ demonstrates Hemingway’s modernist style and skill with imagery in nine short lines about lust, desire, and age.

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