Arthur Guiterman

(1871-1943 / United States)

Arthur Guiterman Poems

1. Our Suburb 4/13/2010
2. Radiolatry 4/13/2010
3. The Traveler 4/13/2010
4. Homeward Bound 3/19/2015
5. Truth and Falsehood 5/8/2015
6. A Valentine 5/9/2015
7. Youth and Age 5/15/2015
8. The First Cat 5/23/2015
9. The Ambiguous Dog 5/27/2015
10. A Boy and a Pup 5/27/2015
11. The Mother 6/2/2015
12. How the Birds Came 7/2/2015
13. The Bee 7/22/2015
14. The Wings of the Mountains 7/27/2015
15. Falsehood and Sin 8/10/2015
16. Hallowe'en Charm 11/23/2015
17. New Year, 1918 12/11/2015
18. A Bill from Cupid 2/4/2016
19. Fame 4/8/2016
20. Pipes of Pan 5/25/2016
21. The Phlebotomous Flea 4/13/2010
22. Rags And Robes 4/13/2010
23. My Hills Of Dreams 4/13/2010
24. The Superstitious Ghost 6/4/2015
25. Going To Dover 4/13/2010
26. The Passionate Suburbanite To His Love 4/13/2010
27. Ragnarok {the Twilight Of The Gods} 4/13/2010
28. Sea Sickness 4/13/2010
29. Kindness To Insects 4/13/2010
30. Nocturne 4/13/2010
31. Pithecanthropus Erectus 4/13/2010
32. What One Approves, Another Scorns 4/13/2010
33. This is She 8/8/2015
34. The Dream Of Chuang Tzu 12/13/2014
35. Pershing At The Front 4/13/2010
36. The Great Tyrannosaurus 4/13/2010
37. Heritage 4/13/2010
38. The Legend Of The First Cam-U-El: An Arabian Apologue 4/13/2010
39. The Idol-Maker Prays 1/4/2003
40. Hills 4/13/2010
Best Poem of Arthur Guiterman

Strictly Germ-Proof

The Antiseptic Baby and the Prophylactic Pup
Were playing in the garden when the Bunny gamboled up;
They looked upon the Creature with a loathing undisguised;—
It wasn't Disinfected and it wasn't Sterilized.

They said it was a Microbe and a Hotbed of Disease;
They steamed it in a vapor of a thousand-odd degrees;
They froze it in a freezer that was cold as Banished Hope
And washed it in permanganate with carbolated soap.

In sulphurated hydrogen they steeped its wiggly ears;
They trimmed its frisky whiskers with a pair of hard-boiled shears;
They ...

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Going To Dover

'Leg over leg
As the dog went to Dover;
When he came to a stile,
Jump he went over.'

Perhaps you wouldn't see it here,
But, to my fancy, 't is quite clear
That Mother Goose just meant to show
How the dog Patience on doth go:

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