Strickland Gillilan biography

Strickland Gillilan

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1869 – 1954

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Who was Strickland Gillilan?

Strickland Gillilan was an American poet and humorist. He is most famous for the poem The Reading Mother which remains a common sentiment on Mother's Day. He is also recognized as the author of Lines on the Antiquity of Microbes, said to be the shortest poem ever written. Much of his work is public domain and is often reproduced in greeting cards.

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Born
1869
Nationality
  • United States of America
Died
1954

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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