Hemingway is great in that alone of living writers he has saturated his work with the memory of physical pleasure, with sunshine a...nd salt water, with food, wine and making love and the remorse which is the shadow of that sun.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Well, I know you haven't had much experience writing and none at all in pictures. But I've heard about you. It all sounded like yo...u're just the man I wanted for a story about the Navy. I don't want a story just about ships and planes. I want a story about the officers.... I want this story from a pen dipped in salt water not dry martinis. Do you know what I mean?LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Once it was a boat, quite wooden and with no business, no salt water under it... and in need of some paint. It was no more than a group of boards. But you hoisted her, rigged her. She's been elected.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Was seiz'd by the spirit that trails in the lines underfoot, The rim, the sediment that stands for all the water and all the ...land of the globe.
Fascinated, my eyes reverting from the south, dropt, to follow those slender windrows, Chaff, straw, splinters of wood, weeds, and the sea-gluten, Scum, scales from shining rocks, leaves of salt-lettuce, left by the tide,LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water..., made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »
Slow, slow, fresh fount, keep time with my salt tears; Yet slower yet, oh faintly gentle springs:... List to the heavy part the music bears, "Woe weeps out her division when she sings." Droop herbs and flowers; Fall grief in showers; "Our beauties are not ours": Oh, I could still, Like melting snow upon some craggy hill, Drop, drop, drop, drop, Since nature's pride is, now, a withered daffodil.LESSATTRIBUTION DETAIL »