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Kilmer's Poem 'Trees'

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Kilmer's Poem 'Trees'

I think that there shall never ever be,

Another poem as lovely as the poem "Trees"

Joyce Kilmer to me is the bards' epitome,

Since his simple verse soothes like an August breeze!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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Placed No. 3 in  Russell Sivey's "Poetry About Poetry" Contest - January 2013


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  1. Date: 5/31/2013 1:10:00 AM
    I had to look up this poem, for I haven't heard of it before. I am impressed and and can see now how you were inspired by it! Poetry has much to do with observation... but we can't create things like God. There is much beauty in this short little piece... very nicely put together!

  1. Date: 2/16/2013 8:58:00 PM
    hey, congrats for this one. I never saw this particular winners list and I see you won. It was a great little poem to emulate that poet.

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 1:05:00 PM
    Awee. this is awesome. i will have to look it up. i enjoy reading you very fresh and soothing. thank you for your comment i'm honored.

  1. Date: 1/21/2013 3:57:00 PM
    It is indeed a lovely poem ... Trees and this one as well. Enjoyed and congratulations on your winning spot !!

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 7:14:00 PM
    congrats :-) SKAT

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 2:20:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Robert.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 12:57:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Robert! Ruben.

  1. Date: 1/20/2013 11:05:00 AM
    back with congratulations on your winning spot Robert xx

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 12:06:00 PM
    Hi Robert; it's been a long time. This very good. I wish you luck. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 11:22:00 AM
    This is so good Robert, what a joy xx

  1. Date: 1/18/2013 8:59:00 AM
    does not get much better than this...

  1. Date: 1/17/2013 2:19:00 AM
    Very nice quatrain here Robert.Enjoyed the read.Best wishes to you.

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 5:43:00 PM
    I enjoyed your write this evening. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/13/2013 4:49:00 AM
    Hi Robert good luck in the contest, like this verytrue, hope your ok with bronco's being out of superbowl final no you people have big parties for that, have a great week my friend, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 12:20:00 PM
    Wonderful~ LUV~SKAT

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 11:26:00 AM
    Very nice! Good luck in the contest reads like a winner! ---Lori

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 10:32:00 AM
    Bob, I like this a lot and it fits the contest theme to a tee, good luck...David

  1. Date: 1/12/2013 10:11:00 AM
    When I read your poem Bob, I thought ...... Imagine if everyone in the P-Soup hung up all our poems in a tree ....... almost like a decorated Christmas tree, it would host an "all year three "/" whole worlds tree ". - Beautiful poem Bob, wish you good luck in the contest. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)