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Main Street and other poems



MAIN STREET AND OTHER POEMS



MAIN
STREET


and


OTHER POEMS


by


Joyce Kilmer

Main Street and other poems, Kilmer, 1917 DJVU pg 9 image.jpg


New York

George·H.·Doran Company


COPYRIGHT, 1917,

BY GEOEGE H. DORAN COMPANY


PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA




TO
MRS. EDMUND LEAMY



Some of these poems are reprinted by permission; which is hereby gratefully acknowledged, of The Bellman, The Bookman, The Boston Transcript, the Catholic World, Collier's, The Columbiad, Contemporary Verse, The Delineator, Extension, House and Garden, The Magnificat, McBride's Magazine, The National Sunday Magazine, The New Witness, The New York Times, The Outlook, Poetry: a Magazine of Verse, The Poetry Review, The Queen's Work, and Studies.


CONTENTS

Page
Main Street 13
Roofs 16
The Snowman in the Yard 19
A Blue Valentine 22
Houses 26
In Memory 28
Apology 31
The Proud Poet 34
Lionel Johnson 38
Father Gerard Hopkins, S. J. 39
Gates and Doors 40
The Robe of Christ 43
The Singing Girl 47
The Annunciation 48
Roses 49
The Visitation 51
Multiplication 52
Thanksgiving 54
The Thorn 55
The Big Top 56
Queen Elizabeth Speaks 60
Mid-ocean in War-time 61
In Memory of Rupert Brooke 62
The New School 63
Easter Week 66
The Cathedral of Rheims 68
Kings 73
The White Ships and the Red 74