Edgar Albert Guest

Birmingham / England
Edgar Albert Guest
Birmingham / England
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Life's Slacker

Rating: 2.5
The saddest sort of death to die
Would be to quit the game called life
And know, beneath the gentle sky,
You'd lived a slacker in the strife.
That nothing men on earth would find
To mark the spot that you had filled;
That you must go and leave behind
No patch of soil your hands had tilled.

I know no greater shame than this:
To feel that yours were empty years;
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Regina Sellote 27 June 2012
I L O V E it! ! Life's Slacker is truly inspiring, that it makes you want to make a difference in the world. You don't ever want to be the slacker in life mentioned in this poem. Once again, Edgar Guest has expressed the true meaning of life.[3
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