Neo-Thomist Poem

Original Text: 
The Collected Poems of Ernest Hemingway, Number One of The Library of Living Poetry (Richard West, 1979); North York Public Library 821 H.
2                want him for long.


1] Hemingway attaches this note to the title: "The title `Neo-Thomist Poem' refers to temporary embracing of church by literary gents -- E. H." Possibly this alludes to T. S. (Tom) Eliot.
The poem parodies Psalm 23, which begins (verses 1-3):
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want;
he makes me to lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters;
he restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
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Publication Start Year: 
Publication Notes: 
The Exile, no. 1 (Spring 1927): 21.
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1999.