Edgar Albert Guest
Edgar Albert Guest Poems
|961.||A Toast To The Men||1/1/2004|
|962.||The Bachelor's Soliloquy||1/1/2004|
|963.||Things Work Out||3/29/2010|
|964.||Courage, Courage, Courage!||7/11/2014|
|967.||It Couldn'T Be Done||1/8/2014|
|973.||See It Through||1/1/2004|
|974.||Be A Friend||12/8/2014|
Be A Friend
Be a friend. You don't need money;
Just a disposition sunny;
Just the wish to help another
Get along some way or other;
Just a kindly hand extended
Out to one who's unbefriended;
Just the will to give or lend,
This will make you someone's friend.
Be a friend. You don't need glory.
Friendship is a simple story.
Pass by trifling errors blindly,
Gaze on honest effort kindly,
Cheer the youth who's bravely trying,
Pity him who's sadly sighing;
Just a little labor spend
On the duties of a friend.
Be a friend. The pay is bigger
(Though not ...
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