Taylor the curate; and the Rev. Because he was initially raised Episcopalian (or Anglican) Kilmer became literary editor of the Anglican weekly The Churchman before his conversion to Catholicism. A cenotaph erected to his memory is located on the Kilmer family plot in Elmwood Cemetery in New Brunswick New Jersey.
Joyce Kilmer (born as Alfred Joyce Kilmer; 6 December 1886 – 30 July 1918) was an American writer and poet mainly remembered for a short poem titled "Trees" (1913) which was publiJoyce Kilmerd in the collection Trees and Other Poems in 1914. Though a prolific poet whose works celebrated the common beauty of the natural world as well as his Roman Catholic religious faith Kilmer was also a journalist literary critic lecturer and editor. At the time of his deployment to Europe during World War I (1914–1918) Kilmer was considered the leading American Roman Catholic poet and lecturer of his generation whom critics often compared to British contemporaries G.