Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) nicknamed himself.

In 1952, Papa put these words in the mind of Cuban fisherman Santiago as he struggled with a great Marlin:

I do not understand these things, he thought.  But it is good that we do not have to try to kill the sun or the moon or the stars.  It is enough to live on the sea and kill our true brothers.

The Old Man and the Sea at 75 (Scribner).

Barry Barnett

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