Funeral Poems, Readings, Music, Quotations & Thoughts

Gone Fishing

Some men love to fish. For some men it's a thing they do all their lives. if you ever wondered why, and wondered what was so good about going fishing here is a little rhyme by Edgar Guest. It can be a good life, out fishing. Out Fishin' by Edgar Guest A feller isn't thinkin' mean, Out fishin'; His thoughts are mostly good an' clean, Out fishin'. [...] Read more


Edgar Guest wrote some 11,000 poems in his life, published in newspapers and books and heard on his radio shows. He was a popular poet, never a literary one, much loved in America where he lived and in England where he was born. Some people find his writing sentimental but I love the plain language and the memorability of his verses. He voices [...] Read more