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Edgar Albert Guest was a British-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People's Poet. His poems often had an inspirational and optimistic view of everyday life.

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List of poems by Edgar Albert Guest 33 total

Things Work Out
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The Proof Of Worth
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On Quitting
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The Wrist Watch Man
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Yesterday 125 ViewsRate it
A Father's Prayer
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Grace At Evening
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Hard Luck
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The Temple - What Makes It Of Worth
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I See You've Travelled Some
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Move We Adjourn 98 ViewsRate it
A Christmas Greeting
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Show Me! 95 ViewsRate it
The Little Orphan
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If You Would Please Me
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Follow A Famous Father
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Life's Slacker
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The Kick Under The Table
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He Who Serves
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See it Through 73 ViewsRate it
A Toast to the Men
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The Alarm
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The Bachelor's Soliloquy
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When Father Shook The Stove
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The Lamb Skin
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