Katharine Lee Bates

(1859-1929 / United States)

Katharine Lee Bates Poems

1. Santa Claus' Riddle 12/14/2015
2. Santa's Stocking 12/14/2015
3. War Profits 4/16/2010
4. Two Centuries 1/1/2004
5. Playmates 4/16/2010
6. Wild Europe 4/16/2010
7. This Tattered Catechism 4/16/2010
8. To My Country 12/31/2002
9. Out Of Siberia 4/16/2010
10. Jerusalem 4/16/2010
11. Our Crown Of Praise 4/16/2010
12. The Horses 4/16/2010
13. Our President 4/16/2010
14. Lydd 4/16/2010
15. In The Oak 4/16/2010
16. Mist 4/16/2010
17. To Heavy Hearts 4/16/2010
18. The Morning Paper 4/16/2010
19. Man Overboard 4/16/2010
20. Not Yet 4/16/2010
21. My Lady Of Whims 4/16/2010
22. New Roads 4/16/2010
23. Only Mules 4/16/2010
24. The Falmouth Bell 1/1/2004
25. In A Northern Wood 4/16/2010
26. In August 4/16/2010
27. The Purple Thread 4/16/2010
28. Three Steps 4/16/2010
29. Our First War-Christmas 4/16/2010
30. Russia 4/16/2010
31. Spain 4/16/2010
32. The Titanic 4/16/2010
33. The Lighthouse 4/16/2010
34. The Creed Of The Wood 4/16/2010
35. The Pity Of It 1/1/2004
36. Starlight At Sea 4/16/2010
37. Shakespeare's Festival 4/16/2010
38. The New Crusade 4/16/2010
39. The German-American 4/16/2010
40. The Perfect Day 4/16/2010

Comments about Katharine Lee Bates

  • Hebert Logerie Sr. Hebert Logerie Sr. (1/19/2017 12:42:00 PM)

    This poem is divinely beautiful, and very aspiring. All Americans (all Poets) should revere and remember the name of Katharine Lee Bates. This is really wonderful. The words are divine and mystical.

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  • Koena Mokoena Koena Mokoena (11/23/2011 2:37:00 AM)

    Hey yo! i read your poem called ' America the Beautiful ' & i lost my focus, personal attribute & listening skill, hence i believe that everything has it's own place & time, but the fact remains! I couldn't believe that this was my home country.

    Your correspondence will be highly appreciated.

    Have a nice day!

    Mr. Koena France Mokoena
    Country: South Africa
    Website: www.poemhunter.com/kfmproductions

  • Ogbonna Solomon (3/22/2011 1:11:00 AM)

    what a wonderful poems, you have a nice works and nice thoughts.U can also read mine, am just new here.

Best Poem of Katharine Lee Bates

America The Beautiful

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed His grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!

O beautiful for pilgrim feet,
Whose stern, impassioned stress
A thoroughfare for freedom beat
Across the wilderness!
America! America!
God mend thine every flaw,
Confirm thy soul in self-control,
Thy liberty in law!


Read the full of America The Beautiful

Yellow Warblers

The first faint dawn was flushing up the skies
When, dreamland still bewildering mine eyes,
I looked out to the oak that, winter-long,
-- a winter wild with war and woe and wrong --
Beyond my casement had been void of song.

And lo! with golden buds the twigs were set,
Live buds that warbled like a rivulet
Beneath a veil of willows. Then I knew

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