Aline Murray Kilmer

Aline Murray Kilmer (August 1, 1888 – October 1, 1941) was an American poet and essayist.

She attended the Rutgers College Grammar School in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and graduated from the Vail-Deane School in Elizabeth, New Jersey. After her husband’s death in World War I, she began publishing her own books.



  • Candles That Burn (1919)
  • Vigils (1921)
  • The Poor King’s Daughter and Other Poems (1925)
  • Selected Poems (1929)


  • Hunting a Hair Shirt and Other Spiritual Adventure (1923)

Children’s books

  • Emmy, Nicky and Greg (1927)
  • A Buttonwood Summer (1929)


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