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Unlocking Summer

The mind’s bright chambers, life unlocks
Each summer with the hollyhocks.
~Edgar Guest from “Hollyhocks”

Poetry

IMPROVEMENT

by Edgar A. Guest

The joy of life is living it
or so it seems to me;
in finding shackles on your wrists,
then struggling till you’re free; 263 more words

Thoughts

THE GOLDEN CHANCE

by Edgar Guest

There is in life this golden chance
for every valiant soul,
the unpenned poem or romance—
the undiscovered goal.

Beyond the sum of all we know… 147 more words

Poetry

Look Up and LISTEN

GENIUS

by Edgar Guest

A skylark of a by-gone day
mounted the sky
singing its long familiar lay–
and passing by
went men and women up and down… 140 more words

Poetry

The Summer Children

by Edgar Guest

I like ‘em in the winter when their cheeks are slightly pale,
I like ‘em in the spring time when the March winds blow a gale; 148 more words

Poetry

Since Jessie Died

by Edgar A. Guest

We understand a lot of things we never did before
and it seems that to each other Ma and I are meaning more. 294 more words

Inspiration

A Bit of Poetry, in Honor of Dads

“I take simple everyday things that happen to me and I figure it happens to a lot of other people and I make simple rhymes out of them.” –  1,398 more words
Poetry & Drama