Katharine Lee Bates

(1859-1929 / United States)

Katharine Lee Bates Poems

41. Our First Families 4/16/2010
42. The First Bluebirds 4/16/2010
43. The Death Of Olaf Tryggvision 4/16/2010
44. Pigeon Post 12/31/2002
45. Wings 4/16/2010
46. White Moments 4/16/2010
47. Night And Morning 4/16/2010
48. When The Millennium Comes 4/16/2010
49. The Red Cross Nurse 4/16/2010
50. Mother 4/16/2010
51. Soldiers To Pacifists 4/16/2010
52. Robin’s Secret 4/16/2010
53. The Little Knight In Green 4/16/2010
54. The Presence Chamber 4/16/2010
55. The Conqueror 4/16/2010
56. Starlight At Sea 4/16/2010
57. Yellow Warblers 12/31/2002
58. To Canada 4/16/2010
59. To Peace 4/16/2010
60. When Cap'N Tom Comes Home 4/16/2010
61. Marching Feet 4/16/2010
62. The Submarine That Sank The 4/16/2010
63. To Italy 4/16/2010
64. The Thracian Stone 4/16/2010
65. Matthew Arnold On Hearing Him Read His Poems In Boston 5/8/2001
66. The Sunset, Woven Of Soft Lights 4/16/2010
67. To Our President 4/16/2010
68. The End Of May 4/16/2010
69. The U-Boat Crew 4/16/2010
70. Pity Of It, The 12/31/2002
71. What Is Christ? 4/16/2010
72. Waywise 4/16/2010
73. Yellow Clover 12/31/2002
74. The Least Of These 4/16/2010
75. How Long? 4/16/2010
76. A Song Of Riches 4/16/2010
77. A Mountain Storm 4/16/2010
78. Great Twin Brethren, The 12/31/2002
79. His Bit 4/16/2010
80. George Macdonald 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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