Books: Arthur Guiterman

Is it Fun to Write Funny Poems?

Harper Brothers has issued a set of Arthur Guiterman's light verse in brick-red jackets; and I am reminded pleasantly, on a drab morning, of this slight, serious-minded humorist of quick movements and real wit. I suspect that every really funnyman must take himself seriously. Mr. Guiterman, of course, has not confined his writing purely to gay verses. He has had serious moments not without power. To be sure Your Puppy's Valentine is not deep; but there is a poem called...

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