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One Thing Dad Got Right

Father to Son

by Edgar Guest

The times have proved my judgment bad.
I’ve followed foolish hopes in vain,
and as you look upon you dad… 223 more words



by Edgar A Guest

Used to wonder just why Father
Never had much time for play;
used to wonder why he’d rather
work each minute of the day. 233 more words


Poetry Saturday—A Man

A man doesn’t whine at his losses,

A man doesn’t whimper and fret,

Or rail at the weight of his crosses

And ask life to rear him a pet. 146 more words

He Who Has It All

The Gift Givers

Six of us gathered together;
we were eager to honor a friend.
For something of gold or of silver
we were wiling our money to spend. 250 more words


Sonoran Desert Sunrise

Sonoran Desert Sunrise — Image by kenne

The many will follow the beaten track
With guideposts on the way.
They live and have lived for ages back…
50 more words


it couldn't be done :: edgar guest

Somebody said that it couldn’t be done,
But he with a chuckle replied
That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one
Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried. 243 more words



by Edgar 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