David Bates

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

Comments about David Bates

  • Silver Star - 3,306 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.

Chiding

Reproach will seldom mend the young,
If they are left to need it;
The breath of love must stir the tongue,
If you would have them heed it.

How oft we see a child caressed
For little faults and failings,
Which should have been at first suppressed
To save the after railings!

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