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Katharine Lee Bates is remembered as the author of the words to the anthem America the Beautiful Bates was born in Falmouth Massachusetts and lived as an adult on Centre Street in Newton Massachusetts An historic plaque marks the site of her home The daughter of a Congregational pastor she graduated from Wellesley College in 1880 and for many years was a professor of English literature at Wellesley While teaching there she was elected a member of the newly formed Pi Gamma Mu honor society for the social sciences because of her interest in history and politics for which she also studied She lived at Wellesley with Katharine Coman who herself was a history and political economy teacher and founder of the Wellesley College Economics department The pair lived together for twenty-five years until Comans death in 1915 It is debated if this relationship was an intimate lesbian relationship as different sources maintain or a platonic relationship called sometimes Boston marriages as the local historical society of her birthplace maintain

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List of poems by Katharine Lee Bates 99 total

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NIght And Morning
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New Year
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Freedom's Battle-Song
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The Morning Paper
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Don't You See? 125 ViewsRate it
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His Bit 119 ViewsRate it
Around The Sun
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Our First Families
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The Creed Of The Wood
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America the Beautiful
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Only Mules 115 ViewsRate it
To Peace
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The Perfect Day
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Three Steps
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If You Could Come
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Our First War-Christmas
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Shakespeare's Festival
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How Long?
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Matthew Arnold On hearing him read his Poems in Boston
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The Little Knight in Green
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My Lady Of Whims
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The Lighthouse
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Yellow Warblers
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Wild Europe
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In August
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A Mountain Storm
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Not Yet
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When Cap'n Tom Comes Home
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Starlight At Sea
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Apollo Laughs
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George Macdonald 99 ViewsRate it
The German-American
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War Profits
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Graves At Christiania
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Man Overboard
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The Sunset, Woven Of Soft Lights
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New Roads
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To Canada
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April In September
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At Stonehenge 85 ViewsRate it
This Tattered Catechism
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In The Oak
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In A Northern Wood
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The Death Of Olaf Tryggvision
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To My Country
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Our President
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The Red Cross Nurse
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The Thracian Stone
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What Is Christ?
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Robin’s Secret
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White Moments
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To Heavy Hearts
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To Our President
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The Presence Chamber
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Pigeon Post 66 ViewsRate it
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Fodder for Cannon
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Yellow Clover
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The End Of May
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Anniversary hymn
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Soldiers To Pacifists
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The Horses
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America to England
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Our Crown Of Praise
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The Titanic
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To Italy
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England to America
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The Falmouth Bell
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Two centuries
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The Purple Thread
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Above the Battle
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When The Millennium Comes
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Pity of It, The
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The New Crusade
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The Submarine That Sank The
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The Conqueror
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Marching Feet
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A Song Of Riches
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Blood Road
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The U-Boat Crew
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Great Twin Brethren, The
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The Least Of These
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Children Of The War
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Out Of Siberia
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The First Bluebirds
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The Pity of It
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