Alfred Joyce Kilmer

Easter

Alfred Joyce Kilmer (December 6, 1886 – July 30, 1918) was an American writer and poet mainly remembered for a short poem titled "Trees" (1913), which was published in the collection Trees and Other Poems in 1914. Though a prolific poet whose works celebrated the common beauty of the natural world …






The air is like a butterfly
With frail blue wings.
The happy earth looks at the sky
And sings.

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