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Look Yourself in the Eye

by Edgar Guest

I have to live with myself, and so
I want to be fit for myself to know;
I want to be able as days go by… 191 more words


Results & Roses

by Edgar Guest

The man who wants a garden fair,
or small or very big,
with flowers growing here and there,
must bend his back and dig. 104 more words


FIRE Inspiration - Edgar Guest Poem

As I am out enjoying my third week of early retirement right now, I thought instead of writing a full post today I would share something that I found inspirational over the years, especially when I was looking for motivation or facing seemingly impossible odds. 352 more words

Early Retirement

He Knew We'd Need A Smile

Learn to Smile

by Edgar Guest

The good Lord understood us when He taught us how to smile;
He knew we couldn’t stand it to be solemn all the while. 197 more words


Where, Oh Where Did I Leave...?


by Edgar Guest

I’ve told about the times that Ma can’t find her pocketbook
and how we have to hustle round for it to help her look, 300 more words


It Couldn't Be Done

The Daily prompt word for today is contrast and I don’t have to look far to see a live demo. We have a second office chair in this room, not far from my desk, and at this moment it’s occupied by one of my cats. 584 more words


Let Me

Let me be a little kinder

Let me be a little blinder to the faults of those around me,

Let me praise a little more. 24 more words

Ray Visotski