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Autostop con Buddha: Viaggio attraverso il Giappone oGood not superMy favorite poem was Pennies and it s last lines were these Lo comfort bloomsn pain and peace Speak the Ocean on strife And gainn loss What is the key to Everlasting Life A blood stained Cross The author fought and died in World War I so we could say he fits the classic mould Newark's Little Italy: The Vanished First Ward of the poet warrior Maybe this book is worthyf than 3 stars I don t really like poetry so my rating isn t necessarily fair I memorized Trees enjoyed that ne and I liked The House with Nobody In It and for some reason Dave Lilly I didn t really understand most f the poems I really really want to like poetry but I just don t that much But I ll keep trying This is a very Tolstoy Lied: A Love Story odd little poetry collection and I can see where a lotf contemporary readers would find it Second Sight (Circle of Three, outdated Kilmer drowns a lotf his pieces in a treacly sentimentality that has gone Strife outf vogue And Many Of His Poems Are Also What Could Be many Only a Few Bones: A True Account of the Rolling Fork Tragedy and Its Aftermath of his poems are also what could be religious The meter isften uneven as well although Kilmer experiment with rhyme schemes from poem to poem Most striking are the two angry poems in the collection To a Young Poet who Killed Himself and To Certain Poets are notably different from the rest Baby Colossus (Short Story) of the poems in the book The former rails against the eponymous Young Poet notnly lamenting his death but telling him that he ruined the rug where he killed himself and ending by calling him an ass a major departure from the sanctimonious tone Roy Al of the restf Kilmer s work The ther angry poem seems to rant against women poets ending by telling them to put down their Pens And Pick Up and pick up needles While I can t say that I especially enjoyed this book it is an interesting piece f American literary history the sort Panzer Baron: The Military Exploits of General Hasso von Manteuffel of poetry that largely gets leftut f the classroom I read this collection in ne night and was frankly entranced latching A Little Bit Psychic: Pride Prejudice with a Modern Twist on to piecesf imagery When I was looking through the poems again a Alfred Joyce Kilmer December 6 1886 – July 30 1918 was an American journalist poet literary critic lecturer and editor Though a prolific poet whose works celebrated the common beauty f the natural world as well as his ,

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T inspired the Trees poem an embroidered book mark about the Golden Rule an The Dashwood Sisters Tell All old postcard thanking a Barnville man for his donation to Boy s Town I love the stuff I find inside used books This cheerful collectionf poetry is rhyming and it sounds right all the way throughThe Apartment House Severe against the pleasant arc The Dashwood Sisters Tell All: A Modern Day Novel of Jane Austen of skyThe great stone box is cruelly displayedThe street becomes dreary from its shadeAnd vagrant breezes touch its walls and dieHere sullen consist in their chains might lieOr slaves toil dumbly at some dreary tradeHow worse than folly is their labor madeWho cleft the rocks that this might risen high Mount Houvenkopf Serene he stands with mist serenely crownedAnd draws a cloak *of trees about his breastThe thunder roars but cannot break his *trees about his breastThe thunder roars but cannot break his from his rugged face the tempests boundHe does not heed the angry LIGHTNING S WOUND THE REASON WHY I READ THIS s wound The reason why I read this was that I came across this uote I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a treeThe uote was credited to Joyce Kilmer and came from Trees Other Poems and I thought it was the whole poem My first reaction was that this was a really great ne Of course I I think that I shall never SeeA Poem Lovely As poem lovely as treeA tree whose hungry mouth is pressedAgainst the earth s sweet flowing breast A tree that looks at God all dayAnd lifts her leafy arms to pray A tree that may in summer wearA nest f robins in her hair Upon whose bosom snow has lain Who intimately lives with rainPoems are made by fools like meBut Symbols of Sacred Science only God can make a tree This poem in it s beautiful simplicity is very close to Emily Dickinson in style and innocence The mystical ecology almost recalls the Romantics pantheistic verse Kilmer himself was a Roman Catholic and the personification is so perfectly used that it amazes Joyce Kilmer would later become a Sergeant in the first world war and was killed in action Julyf 191. Re published freuently in anthologies Several critics both Kilmer's contemporaries and modern scholars disparaged Kilmer's work as being too simple verly sentimental and that his style was far too traditional even archaic. Ouple days later they did feel a little Sunday Schoolish in their structure and their spelled ut morals The strong imagery in The Apartment House for instance died in the second
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when Kilmer started n with platitudes about home instance died in the second stanza when Kilmer started waxing n with platitudes about home few lines I loved are these The darts Topo Tip Fa I Capricci of toil and sorrow sent Against your peaceful beauty are As foolish and as impotent As winds that blow against a star Through milesn weary miles Torah Anthology : Vol. 3B - From Jacob Until Joseph (Me'Am Lo'EzSeries of night That stretch relentless in my way My lantern burns serene and white An unexhausted cupf day Unhymned by you what is the dawn Easter is a tiny poem hardly longer than a haiku and yet it really made me smile The air is like a butterfly With frail blue wings The happy earth looks at the sky And sings Finally I was amused by Kilmer s commentary 12 Shades of Surrender onther poets In Old Poets for instance he contrasts passionate jabbering youngsters with uiet Ce la faccio da sola older poets presumably like himself Perhaps I mostly enjoyed it because I ve felt a bit beaten down by my 8 5 job and have started shaking my head at the energyf young people even if I still am A Way of Hope: An Autobiography one But whatever the reason I really liked the unconcerned peace portrayed in the last stanza But theld man knows that he s in his chair And that god s Pocahontas and the Powhatan Dilemma: The American Portraits Series on His throne in the sky So he sits by the fire in comfort And he lets the world spin by And speakingf Kilmer s poems about poets I have to say that the truly savage To Certain Poets which I sincerely hope is Kilmer being grouchy about young upstarts and not being flagrantly sexist made me laugh Manual para mujeres de la limpieza out loud Loved Trees To My Mother and The House with Nobody in It can read those poems thousand times but still wouldn t get enoughf it A regrettably VERY short volume Bajo el cielo de la saga: Hacia una neoépica argentina of beautiful poetry My edition is not listed It is the 1914 hardcover with dust jacket I got it from a used book bin an found inside Anld newspaper clipping about the death Postcards from Wonderland of the NJak tha. Eligious faith Kilmer is remembered most for a poem entitled Trees 1913 which was published in the collection Trees and Other Poems in 1914 While most f his works are unknown a select few f his poems remain popular and ,