The poet Joyce Kilmer died at the age of 31. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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American poet and author who is remembered for “Trees,” a poem published in 1913. His poetry collections include Summer of Love and Main Street and Other Poems.
He had five children with his poet wife, Aline Murray.
I believed in the Catholic position, the Catholic view of ethics and aesthetics, for a long time. But I wanted something not intellectual, some conviction not mental – in fact I wanted faith.
I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.
But only God can make a tree.
When faith did come, it came, I think, by way of my little paralyzed daughter. Her lifeless hands led me; I think her tiny feet still know beautiful paths.