Joyce Kilmer Poems

Joyce Kilmer was an American poet who is best remembered for his collection Trees and Other Poems, published in 1914. The title poem is certainly his most famous. This poem and his others celebrated nature and his faith. Kilmer was killed in action in World War I. Read more of Joyce Kilmer’s Biography.


by Joyce Kilmer

‘Trees’ by Joyce Kilmer was written in February of 1913 and was first published in Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.

I think that I shall never see

A poem lovely as a tree.

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