Edgar Albert Guest Poems

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361.
Curly Locks

Curly locks, what do you know of the world,
And what do your brown eyes see?
Has your baby mind been able to find
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362.
Songs Of Rejoicing

Songs of rejoicin',
Of love and of cheer,
Are the songs that I'm yearnin' for
Year after year.
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363.
To The Humble

If all the flowers were roses,
If never daisies grew,
If no old-fashioned posies
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364.
Daddies

I would rather be the daddy
Of a romping, roguish crew,
Of a bright-eyed chubby laddie
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365.
The Important Thing

He was playing in the garden when we called him in for tea,
But he didn't seem to hear us, so I went out there to see
What the little rogue was up to, and I stooped and asked him why,
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366.
Friends

Ain't it fine when things are going
Topsy-turvy and askew
To discover someone showing
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367.
Homesick

It's tough when you are homesick in a strange
and distant place;
It's anguish when you're hungry for an
old-familiar face.
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368.
House-Hunting

Time was when spring returned we went
To find another home to rent;
We wanted fresher, cleaner walls,
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369.
The Princess Pat's

A touch of the plain and the prairie,
A bit of the Motherland, too;
A strain of the fur-trapper wary,
A blend of the old and the new;
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370.
Duty

To do your little bit of toil,
To play life's game with head erect;
To stoop to nothing that would soil
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