Weldon Kees Poems

Weldon Kees was an American poet, short story writer, playwright, and poet. His career was brief, but his work is often compared to that of Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop. His first book was published in 1943 and titled The Last Man. 

For My Daughter

by Weldon Kees

‘For My Daughter’ by Weldon Kees is an interesting poem about a speaker’s thoughts about having a daughter and considering her death. 

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