Edgar Guest

Edgar Guest was an English poet who spent much of his life in America. He’s often known as the “People’s Poet” due to his highly relatable, optimistic poems on everyday life. To this day, his work appears in periodicals and loved by readers of all ages.  Read more about Edgar Guest.

A Friend’s Greeting

Edgar Guest’s ‘A Friend’s Greeting’ is a heart-touching poem about a speaker’s gratitude for his dearest friend. This poem is written in the form of a greeting in verse.

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Being Brave at Night

‘Being Brave at Night’ is written by the American poet Edgar Albert Guest and it was published in his poetry collection Rhymes of Childhood. The speaker of this piece talks about how he is not afraid of anything that comes across to terrify him at night.

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It Couldn’t Be Done

‘It Couldn’t Be Done’ by Edgar Albert Guest is a poem with an uplifting message about never giving up. The narrator of the poem encourages the reader not to be discouraged by the pessimism of others.

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