19 Most Popular Poems by Edgar Guest

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  • Equipment

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Figure it out for yourself, my lad,
    You've all that the greatest of men have had,
    Two arms, two hands, two legs, two eyes,
    And a brain to use if you would be wise.

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    This poem gives me peace and contentment. I feel like I have all those things which are found in a high class. I would say my special thanks to Edgar A. Guest for writing this poem.

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  • A Child Of Mine

    in Famous Death Poems

    I will lend you, for a little time,
    A child of mine, He said.
    For you to love the while he lives,
    And mourn for when he's dead.

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    I lost my 13-year-old son to Huntington's Disease 15 years ago, and I remember before he passed, I whispered in his ear that it was okay to go and I promised him Mommy would be all right....

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  • The Stick-Together Families

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    The stick-together families are happier by far
    Than the brothers and the sisters who take separate highways are.
    The gladdest people living are the wholesome folks who make
    A circle at the fireside that no power but death can break.

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    I was trying to come up with something to post on Facebook so my 2 sons could read it. They're 27 & 29 years old, and we're very close. I wanted to say something about family that would touch...

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  • Only A Dad

    in Famous Family Poems

    Only a dad, with a tired face,
    Coming home from the daily race,
    Bringing little of gold or fame,
    To show how well he has played the game,

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    Hello everyone. It’s a Monday morning, and I’ve just begun working, but somewhere in my mind throughout the day I keep remembering my dad and his deeds. No matter how tired I become, I still...

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  • Have You Earned Your Tomorrow

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Is anybody happier because you passed his way?
    Does anyone remember that you spoke to him today?
    This day is almost over, and its toiling time is through;
    Is there anyone to utter now a kindly word of you?

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    I am not rich nor poor, but my heart is filled with love. I always want to help others in any way I can. I used to sit and listen to the older person because no one was there to hear his...

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  • Home And The Office

    in Famous Family Poems

    Home is the place where the laughter should ring,
    And man should be found at his best.
    Let the cares of the day be as great as they may,
    The night has been fashioned for rest.

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  • A Friend's Greeting

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    I'd like to be the sort of friend
    that you have been to me;
    I'd like to be the help that you've been
    always glad to be;

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  • See It Through

    in Famous Life Poems

    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.

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    Edgar Guest's poem caused me to reflect back to a situation where this poem would be best suited. In 2015, one of my daughter's best friend, a truly lovely girl, committed suicide at the age...

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  • At Christmas

    in Famous Holiday Poems

    A man is at his finest
    towards the finish of the year;
    He is almost what he should be
    when the Christmas season is here;

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  • It Couldn't Be Done

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    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.

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    The poems are fantastic. They contain inspiring and morale building words, which have really changed my mentality about life and all it entails!

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