Katharine Lee Bates

(1859-1929 / United States)

Katharine Lee Bates Poems

81. Apollo Laughs 4/16/2010
82. Babushka 4/16/2010
83. A Song Of Riches 4/16/2010
84. Children Of The War 4/16/2010
85. George Macdonald 4/16/2010
86. Graves At Christiania 4/16/2010
87. Beyond 4/16/2010
88. At Stonehenge 4/16/2010
89. A Mountain Storm 4/16/2010
90. Freedom's Battle-Song 4/16/2010
91. Don'T You See? 4/16/2010
92. England To America 12/31/2002
93. America To England 12/31/2002
94. Fodder For Cannon 12/31/2002
95. New Year 4/16/2010
96. Blood Road 12/31/2002
97. Glory 12/31/2002
98. If You Could Come 12/31/2002
99. Eavesdropping 4/16/2010
100. Above The Battle 12/31/2002
101. America The Beautiful 5/8/2001

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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