Carry On By Edgar Albert Guest

Carry On They spoke it bravely, grimly, in their darkest hours of doubt; They spoke it when their hope was low and when their strength…

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Challenge By Edgar Albert Guest

Challenge Life is a challenge to the bold, It flings its gauntlet down And bids us, if we seek for gold And glory and renown,…

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Charms By Edgar Albert Guest

Charms SWEET is a rosebud, pink or red, And sweet are the blooms of May, And sweet is the fragrance about us shed On many…

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Checking The Day By Edgar Albert Guest

Checking The Day ‘I had a full day in my purse When I arose, and now it’s gone! I wonder if I can rehearse The…

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Childless By Edgar Albert Guest

Childless If certain folks that I know well Should come to me their woes to tell I’d read the sorrow in their faces And I…

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Christmas Eve By Edgar Albert Guest

Christmas Eve BACK UP Old Age and Wrinkled Face, Come, Selfish Grown-Up, quit the place, You Pessimist, depart! Now, Gloomy Gus and Doleful Frown, There…

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Why I’M Glad By Edgar Albert Guest

Why I’M Glad I’M glad I have a wife at home That’s patient, kind and true; I ‘m glad a little tot of three At…

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Where Children Play By Edgar Albert Guest

Where Children Play On every street there’s a certain place Where the children gather to romp and race; There’s a certain house where they meet…

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When We’Re All Alike By Edgar Albert Guest

When We’Re All Alike I’ve trudged life’s highway up and down; I’ve watched the lines of men march by; I’ve seen them in the busy…

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When You Know A Fellow By Edgar Albert Guest

When You Know A Fellow When you get to know a fellow, know his joys and know his cares, When you’ve come to understand him…

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Where’s Mamma By Edgar Albert Guest

Where’s Mamma Comes in flying from the street; ‘Where’s Mamma?’ Friend or stranger thus he’ll greet: ‘Where’s Mamma?’ Doesn’t want to say hello, Home from…

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Why We Fight By Edgar Albert Guest

Why We Fight This is the thing we fight: A cry of terror in the night; A ship on work of mercy bent— A carrier…

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Winding The Clock By Edgar Albert Guest

Winding The Clock When I was but a little lad, my old Grandfather said That none should wind the clock but he, and so, at…

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Wisdom’s Haunts By Edgar Albert Guest

Wisdom’s Haunts Way out in the woods there are brothers who read By the light of a candle, in Greek, And in far away places…

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Winds Of The Morning By Edgar Albert Guest

Winds Of The Morning WINDS of the morning, whisper low, Lingered you in the valley where Sleeps my love of the Long Ago, Under the…

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With Dog And Gun By Edgar Albert Guest

With Dog And Gun Out in the woods with a dog an’ gun Is my idea of a real day’s fun. ‘Tain’t the birds that…

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Worth While By Edgar Albert Guest

Worth While He doesn’t care that I’m not rich, Or that I’m poorly dressed, That I’m a toiler in the ditch He hasn’t even guessed….

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Yesterday By Edgar Albert Guest

Yesterday I’ve trod the links with many a man, And played him club for club; ‘Tis scarce a year since I began And I am…

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You And Your Body By Edgar Albert Guest

You And Your Body WHOM is your boy going to for advice? Tough Johnny Jones at the end of the street, Rough Billy Green or…

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You By Edgar Albert Guest

You You are the fellow that has to decide Whether you’ll do it or toss it aside. You are the fellow who makes up your…

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Your Caddie And You By Edgar Albert Guest

Your Caddie And You He is with you every minute, in the smooth and in the rough, And your caddie’s quick to sense it if…

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Your Country Needs You By Edgar Albert Guest

Your Country Needs You The country needs a man like you, It has a task for you to do. It has a job for you…

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Youth By Edgar Albert Guest

Youth If I had youth I’d bid the world to try me; I’d answer every challenge to my will. Though mountains stood in silence to…

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A Baby’s Love By Edgar Albert Guest

A Baby’s Love A BABY is the best to love, She always smiles when you draw near, Though ugly you may be of face, No…

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A Bear Story By Edgar Albert Guest

A Bear Story There was a bear — his name was Jim, An’ children weren’t askeered of him, An’ he lived in a cave, where…

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A Boost For Modern Methods By Edgar Albert Guest

A Boost For Modern Methods In some respects the old days were perhaps ahead of these, Before we got to wanting wealth and costly luxuries;…

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A Battle Prayer By Edgar Albert Guest

A Battle Prayer God of battles, be with us now: Guard our sons from the lead of shame, Watch our sons when the cannons flame,…

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A Boy And His Dad By Edgar Albert Guest

A Boy And His Dad A boy and his dad on a fishing trip- There is a glorious fellowship! Father and son and the open…

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A Boy And His Dog By Edgar Albert Guest

A Boy And His Dog A boy and his dog make a glorious pair: No better friendship is found anywhere, For they talk and they…

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A Boy At Christmas By Edgar Albert Guest

A Boy At Christmas If I could have my wish to-night it would not be for wealth or fame, It would not be for some…

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A Boy’s Tribute By Edgar Albert Guest

A Boy’s Tribute Prettiest girl I’ve ever seen Is Ma. Lovelier than any queen Is Ma. Girls with curls go walking by, Dainty, graceful, bold…

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A Child Of Mine By Edgar Albert Guest

A Child Of Mine I will lend you, for a little time, A child of mine, He said. For you to love the while he…

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A Breach Of Friendship By Edgar Albert Guest

A Breach Of Friendship ‘TIS friendship’s test to guard the name Of him you love from all attack, As you are to his face, the…

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A Choice By Edgar Albert Guest

A Choice Sure, they get stubborn at times; they worry and fret us a lot, But I’d rather be crossed by a glad little boy…

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A Christmas Greeting By Edgar Albert Guest

A Christmas Greeting Here’s to you, little mother, With your boy so far away; May the joy of service smother All your grief this Christmas…

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A Christmas Carol By Edgar Albert Guest

A Christmas Carol God bless you all this Christmas Day And drive the cares and griefs away. Oh, may the shining Bethlehem star Which led…

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A Coming Reunion By Edgar Albert Guest

A Coming Reunion Jim’s made good in the world out there, an’ Kate has a man that’s true, No better, of course, than she deserves;…

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A Convalescin’ Woman By Edgar Albert Guest

A Convalescin’ Woman A convalescin’ woman does the strangest sort o’ things, An’ it’s wonderful the courage that a little new strength brings; O, it’s…

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A Creed By Edgar Albert Guest

A Creed Lord let me not in service lag. Let me be worthy of our flag. Let me remember when I’m tired, The sons heroic…

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A Discussion By Edgar Albert Guest

A Discussion She put her arms about my neck, And whispered low to me: ‘I’m thinking daddy, dear, how nice And lovely it would be…

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A Family Row By Edgar Albert Guest

A Family Row I freely confess there are good friends of mine, With whom we are often invited to dine, Who get on my nerves…

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A Father’s Prayer By Edgar Albert Guest

A Father’s Prayer Lord, make me tolerant and wise; Incline my ears to hear him through; Let him not stand with downcast eyes, Fearing to…

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A Father’s Thoughts By Edgar Albert Guest

A Father’s Thoughts Because I am his father, they Expect me to put grief away; Because I am a man, and rough And sometimes short…

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A Father’s Tribute By Edgar Albert Guest

A Father’s Tribute I don’t know what they’ll put him at, or what his post may be; I cannot guess the task that waits for…

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A Father’s Wish By Edgar Albert Guest

A Father’s Wish What do I want my boy to be? Oft is the question asked of me, And oft I ask it of myself-…

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A Fine Sight By Edgar Albert Guest

A Fine Sight I reckon the finest sight of all That a man can see in this world of ours Ain’t the works of art…

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A Feller’s Hat By Edgar Albert Guest

A Feller’s Hat It’s funny ’bout a feller’s hat- He can’t remember where it’s at, Or where he took it off, or when, The time…

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A Friend [2] By Edgar Albert Guest

A Friend [2] A friend is one who takes your hand And talks a speech you understand he’s partly kindness, partly mirth And Faith unfaltering…

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A Friend By Edgar Albert Guest

A Friend A friend is one who stands to share Your every touch of grief and care. He comes by chance, but stays by choice;…

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A Friend’s Greeting By Edgar Albert Guest

A Friend’s Greeting DIAMONDS wouldn’t tell yer all I really think of you, The costliest gift the goldsmith makes I’m sure would never do. There’s…

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A Good Name By Edgar Albert Guest

A Good Name Men talk too much of gold and fame, And not enough about a name; And yet a good name’s better far Than…

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A Good Soldier By Edgar Albert Guest

A Good Soldier He writes to us most every day, and how his letters thrill us! I can’t describe the joys with which his quaint…

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A Good World By Edgar Albert Guest

A Good World IT’S a good old world we’re livin’ in With all its pain an’ sorrow; A world where friends are givin’ in To…

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A Greeting By Edgar Albert Guest

A Greeting IF every day of yours were fine And every sky of yours were blue, You couldn’t know such joy of mine, The joy…

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A Heart To Heart Talk By Edgar Albert Guest

A Heart To Heart Talk THEY tell me that I ‘m spoiling you, I The neighbors say that you should be For all the awful…

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A Lesson From Golf By Edgar Albert Guest

A Lesson From Golf He couldn’t use his driver any better on the tee Than the chap that he was licking, who just happened to…

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A Little The Best Of It By Edgar Albert Guest

A Little The Best Of It A LITTLE the best of it, Allus he prayed for, All th’ time lookin’ Per more than he paid…

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A Lullaby By Edgar Albert Guest

A Lullaby THE dream ship is ready, the sea is like gold And the fairy prince waits in command; There’s a cargo of wonderful dreams…

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A New Baby In The House By Edgar Albert Guest

A New Baby In The House Something to talk about, something to do, Something to laugh at the whole day through, Something to look at…

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A New Year’s Plea By Edgar Albert Guest

A New Year’s Plea Lord, let me stand in the thick of the fight, Let me bear what I must without whining; Grant me the…

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