Tree Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

Who famously penned a poem about a tree?


Answer: Joyce Kilmer composed the most famous poem about a tree. The first six lines of the poem are shown below:



I think that I shall never see
A poem lovely as a tree.

A tree whose hungry mouth is prest
Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;

A tree that looks at God all day,
And lifts her leafy arms to pray:

Poetry Foundation.  Trees by Joyce Kilmer