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The Bumps & Bruises Doctor

by Edgar Guest

I’m the bumps and bruises doctor;
I’m the expert that they seek
when their rough and tumble playing
leaves a scar on leg or cheek. 141 more words


Happy Family Meals

I woke up early this morning and thought of our US friends, for whom the Thanksgiving holiday is over. I came across this lighthearted poem by Edgar Guess and thought I should post it for those moms who are busy cleaning up and washing tablecloths after the family feast. 216 more words


Circus Memories

by Edgar Guest

Oh, never comes the circus with its wonders into town
but I recall a little boy who longed to be a clown, 167 more words

Vance Family

Keep Going (Don't Quit)

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,
When the funds are low and the debts are high, 180 more words


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When Day Is Done

Edgar Guest

When day is done and the night slips down,

And I’ve turned my back on the busy town,

And come once more to the welcome gate… 229 more words

This And That

Sermons We See

I had a treasured book of Edgar Guest’s poetry throughout most of my life. It was a book to pick up and thumb through every so often, stopping at this page and that.  328 more words


The Simple Things

by Edgar A Guest

I would not be too wise — so very wise
that I must sneer at simple songs and creeds
and let the glare of wisdom blind my eyes… 156 more words