Edgar Albert Guest

(20 August 1881 - 5 August 1959 / Birmingham / England)

Edgar Albert Guest Poems

1. The Temple - What Makes It Of Worth 3/29/2010
2. A Christmas Carol 7/11/2014
3. The Soldier On Crutches 7/11/2014
4. As We Prayed 7/11/2014
5. Silent 7/11/2014
6. He's Taken Out His Papers 7/11/2014
7. What We Need 7/11/2014
8. The Path To Home 7/11/2014
9. The Common Joys 7/11/2014
10. Boy O' Mine 7/11/2014
11. Folks 7/11/2014
12. Picture Books 7/11/2014
13. Lines For A Flag Raising Ceremony 7/11/2014
14. Old-Fashioned Letters 7/11/2014
15. The Frosting Dish 7/11/2014
16. The Fifty-Per-Cent Man 7/11/2014
17. The Need 7/11/2014
18. The Family Doctor 7/11/2014
19. Playing The Game 7/11/2014
20. Bread And Gravy 7/12/2014
21. The Homely Man 7/11/2014
22. Living 7/12/2014
23. Youth 7/12/2014
24. The Boy's Ideal 7/12/2014
25. The Newspaper Man 7/12/2014
26. Denial 7/12/2014
27. The Call 7/12/2014
28. Playing For Keeps 7/12/2014
29. The Grate Fire 7/12/2014
30. The One In Ten 7/12/2014
31. The Things They Musn'T Touch 7/12/2014
32. His Other Chance 7/12/2014
33. July The Fourth 7/12/2014
34. The Silver Stripes 7/12/2014
35. Hate 7/12/2014
36. The Big Deeds 7/12/2014
37. The Gold Star 7/12/2014
38. Memorial Day 7/12/2014
39. Heroes 7/12/2014
40. Signs 7/12/2014
Best Poem of Edgar Albert Guest

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.
When it's vain to try to dodge it,
Do the best that you can do;
You may fail, but you may conquer,
See it through!
Black may be the clouds about you
And your future may seem grim,
But don't let your nerve desert you;
Keep yourself in fighting trim.
If the worst is bound to happen,
Spite of all that you can do,
Running from it will not save you,
See it ...

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On Quitting

How much grit do you think you've got?
Can you quit a thing that you like a lot?
You may talk of pluck; it's an easy word,
And where'er you go it is often heard;
But can you tell to a jot or guess
Just how much courage you now possess?
You may stand to trouble and keep your grin,
But have you tackled self-discipline?
Have you ever issued commands to you

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