What Is the Meaning of the Poem "Trees" by Joyce Kilmer?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 11, 2020 12:53:33 AM ET
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The poem "Trees" by Joyce Kilmer is a celebration of the author's religious faith and the world's natural beauty, according to a biography of the author by the Poetry Foundation. Kilmer uses anthropomorphism to depict trees with human attributes to make the descriptions more recognizable to readers. She uses basic iambic tetrameter to make the poem conform to the poetic style of the era in which it was written.