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Joyce Kilmer

Kilmer, Joyce, 1886–1918, American poet, b. New Brunswick, N.J., educated at Rutgers College and Columbia (B.A., 1908). He is known chiefly for his poem "Trees," in Trees and Other Poems (1914).

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  • Joyce Kilmer: Poets - Vain is the chiming of forgotten bells That the wind sways above a ruined shrine. Vainer his voice in whom no longer dwells Hunger that craves immorta
  • Joyce Kilmer: Trees - I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.
  • Joyce Kilmer: Martin - When I am tired of earnest men, Intense and keen and sharp and clever, Pursuing fame with brush or pen Or counting metal disks forever, Then from the
  • Joyce Kilmer: Rouge Bouquet - In a wood they call the Rouge Bouquet There is a new-made grave to-day, Built by never a spade nor pick Yet covered with earth ten metres thick. There

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