Aline Murray Kilmer

(1888-1941 / the USA)

Quotations

  • ''I'm sorry you are wiser,
    I'm sorry you are taller;
    I liked you better foolish
    And I liked you better smaller.''
    Aline Murray Kilmer (1888-1944), U.S. poet. "For the Birthday of a Middle-Aged Child."
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Charmian’s Song

I'M glad I have but a little heart–
For my heart is very small–
It makes it free to come and go
And no one cares at all.

I give my heart for a tender word,
For a gentle look or touch,
And the one who has it never knows
And it does not hurt me much.

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