Edgar Albert Guest Poems

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About Boys

Show me the boy who never threw
A stone at someone's cat;
Or never hurled a snowball swift

Little Master Mischievous

Little Master Mischievous, that's the name for you;
There's no better title that describes the things you do:
Into something all the while where you shouldn't be,

My Paw Said So

Foxes can talk if you know how to listen,
My Paw said so.
Owls have big eyes that sparkle an' glisten,
My Paw said so.


Right must not live in idleness,
Nor dwell in smug content;
It must be strong, against the throng

An Easy World

It's an easy world to live in if you choose to make it so;
You never need to suffer, save the griefs that all must know;
If you'll stay upon the level and will 'do the best you can
You will never lack the friendship of a kindly fellow man.

Fishing Nooks

'Men will grow weary,' said the Lord,
'Of working for their bed and board.
They'll weary of the money chase

The Few

The easy roads are crowded
And the level roads are jammed;
The pleasant little rivers


Don't want medals on my breast,
Don't want all the glory,
I'm not worrying greatly lest

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

Songs Of Rejoicing

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