David Bates

(6 March 1809 – 25 January 1870 / Indian Hill / Ohio)

Comments about David Bates

  • Silver Star - 3,367 Points K.c. Ford (6/25/2015 2:19:00 AM)

    He can't read your poems Soulful Heart. He's been dead for more than a century.

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  • Gold Star - 10,939 Points Soulful Heart (3/24/2012 12:59:00 AM)

    As poet I felt I have to learn a lot with words...................hope u will give a few tips after u read my poems.............plzzzzzzzzzzzzz do read a few of mine.............will be glad to get your comments.

Speak Gently

Speak gently! -- It is better far
To rule by love, than fear --
Speak gently -- let not harsh words mar
The good we might do here!

Speak gently! -- Love doth whisper low
The vows that true hearts bind;
And gently Friendship's accents flow;
Affection's voice is kind.

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