Your Name – Poem

If you've been following this blog for a number of years (ie. from years ago when I would post things 3 times a week), you'll know I'm partial to Edgar Guest poems. Here's one I'd never seen before; it's about honoring the family name you've received. . YOUR NAME You got it from your father. … Continue reading

Poem – Holiday For Strings

Hi Everyone, I've found another REALLY awesome poem.  I'll get back to big collections of inspirational quotes soon...but for now, I keep finding great old poems from the 1910-1960's eras. Most poems that I share have been all but forgotten...so, I hope you appreciate my efforts to resurrect … Continue reading

Nobody Else But You – Poem

I seem to be posting a lot of poems lately...but that's because I keep finding good ones for your reading pleasure. This one seems to be from around 1936, and it talks about our need to take responsibility for our lives, actions, and future.  I'm sure you're going to like it! NOBODY ELSE BUT … Continue reading

The Grandest Prize – Poem

Here's another great poem I stumbled upon recently.  It's about striving for worthy goals in life, especially the ones that make you stretch. If you're like me, you'll have to read it 2 or 3 times. The Grandest Prize In summing up the things to praise, For what they do for me, There's one to … Continue reading

The Boy – Poem

Here's an interesting poem I found recently from the early 1940's...or earlier.  It talks about taking account of who we are now, compared to who we thought we would one day become.  You might have to read it a few times to fully get it. The Boy A lad stood there, as I opened the … Continue reading