Strickland Gillilan (1869–1954) was an American poet and humorist. He is most famous for the poem The Reading Mother, which remains a popular poem 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.
- Works by or about Strickland Gillilan at Internet Archive
- Works by Strickland Gillilan at LibriVox (public domain audiobooks)
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