Edgar Albert Guest
20 August 1881 - 5 August 1959
Edgar Albert Guest was an English-born American poet and writer. He was born in Birmingham, England and immigrated to the United States as a child. He is best known for his light and cheerful poetry, which often reflects on the joys and tribulations of everyday life. He was one of the most widely published poets of the 20th century and was known for his ability to write poems on a variety of topics that resonated with readers. He published several books of poetry, including "A Heap o' Livin'" and "The Voice of the People".