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Workman's Dream

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Edgar Albert Guest (20 August 1881 in Birmingham, England – 5 August 1959 in Detroit, Michigan) (aka Eddie Guest) was a prolific English-born American poet who was popular in the first half of the 20th century and became known as the People's Poet. From his first published work in the Detroit Free Press until his death in 1959, Guest penned some 11,000 poems which were syndicated in some 300 newspapers and collected in more than 20 books, including A Heap o' Livin' (1916) and Just Folks (1917). Guest was made Poet Laureate of Michigan, the only poet to have been awarded the title.

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All That Matters

by

EDGAR A. GUEST

With Pictures by

W. T. BENDA M. L. BOWER F. X. LEYENDECKER F. C. YOHN H. C. PITZ ROBERT E. JOHNSTON HARVEY EMRICH PRUETT CARTER

[Illustration]

THE REILLY & LEE CO. Chicago

Printed in the United States of America

Copyright, 1922 by THE REILLY & LEE CO.

All Rights Reserved

Illustrations Copyrighted, 1920, 1921, 1922 by The International Magazine Company and reproduced by special arrangement with the Cosmopolitan Magazine

Second Printing August, 1922 Third Printing October, 1922

All That Matters

[Illustration: "All That Matters"

From a painting by FRANK X. LEYENDECKER.]

INDEX

Poem Page

Accomplished Care 66 Afraid of His Dad 94 All That Matters 9

Boy and His Dad, A 36 Boy's Ideal, The 30 Bread and Gravy ... Continue reading book >>


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