Friday, March 19, 2004

Brevity is the Soul of Something or Other

After the meander of our previous post, a small but fairly deep pool.
According to Arthur C. Clarke, in Greetings, Carbon-based Bipeds! (HarperCollins, 1999), this is the shortest story that Ernest Hemingway ever wrote:

“For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn.”

Touching, manipulative, or both?

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