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What's His Story?

The Apple Vendor

by Edgar Guest

The apple man upon the corner worries me a lot.
I wonder if he sells enough to pay his rent or not? 181 more words

Thoughts

BE MY GUEST

I’d rather be a great bad poet than a bad good poet. –Ogden Nash

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Humor

Bulb Planting Time

Last night he said the dead were dead
And scoffed my faith to scorn;
I found him at a tulip bed
When I passed by at morn. 129 more words

Poetry

See It Through

When you’re up against a trouble,
Meet it squarely, face to face;
Lift your chin and set your shoulders,
Plant your feet and take a brace. 129 more words

Poetry

The Art of Discovery

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… 144 more words

Journal

For all the Dear Dads

This poem is one of my favorites by Guest. It perfectly describes the loving father of our home and many more who go unsung and uncelebrated in our culture. 8 more words

Fatherhood

The Making of Friends

by Edgar A Guest

If nobody smiled and nobody cheered
and nobody helped us along;
if each, every minute, looked after himself
and good things all went to the strong; 265 more words

Thoughts