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Title First Line Original Publicationsort descending Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
76 Elegy Listen, my friend, shuttered in Today 1966 spring, isolation Annals of Iowa 42 (Spring 1974) 294, Late Harvest 76. A Single Focus 66, Snake in the Strawberries 37.
77 Conservative The wilderness sleeps in seed and furrow Today 1966 farming, wilderness A Single Focus 67, Landmark and Other Poems 49.
78 Theology When we were boys a man my father hired Midland 1927 religion, fear Country Men (1937) xxxviii, (1938) 60 (1943) 68.
79 Plowman This is plowing time and I am plowing Midland 1927 farming, planting Country Men (1937) xxxiv, (1938) 56, (1943) 63, Landmark and Other Poems 38.
80 The Contract You may have my garden if you will give to me Midland 1926 gardening, apples Country Men (1937) xxxiii, (1938) 55.
81 The Experiment You came and found me when the stars were blowing Midland 1926 fire Country Men (1937) xxii, (1938) 43, (1943) 50, Man and His Field 35.
82 Seeding The morning sun looks in on me Midland 1932 farming, planting Country Men (1937) xxii, (1938) 44 (1943) 51, Man and His Field 45.
83 Robin In The Straw A robin scratches right and left Midland 1932 reflection, birds Country Men (1937) xxvii, (1938) 49, (1943) 56.
84 The Body Of One Glad that at last the litter and waste of winter, Midland 1931 spring, rain Country Men (1937) xxviii, (1938) 50, (1943) 57. Landmark and Other Poems 37 (as "Let It Come Down")
85 The Reason For Stars I never wonder a lot about stars Midland 1926 diligence, farming North American Review (1974) 38. Country Men (1937) xxix, (1938) 51, (1943) 58, Man and His Field 46, Snake in the Strawberries 14, Landmark and Other Poems 26.
86 The Burden Apple bloom spread on the orchard floor, Midland 1926 blossoming, nature Country Men (1937) xxx.
87 Belief My neighbor and I have stood in the sun Midland 1927 friendship, life Literary Digest 12 Nov. (1927) 34, Des Moines Sunday Register 13 Jan. (1929) 8g, College Eye Iowa State Teachers College 12 July (1935) 2. Country Men (1937) ii, (1938) 18, (1943) 28, Man and His Field 27.
88 First Snow The road and yard are full of dust Midland 1926 change, reflection Country Men (1937) xxi, (1938) 42, (1943) 49, Man and His Field 50, Landmark and Other Poems 36.
89 In April This I saw on an April day: Midland 1926 spring, renewal The Republican Journal (3 April 2014) <http://waldo.villagesoup.com/p/poets-corner-april/1143336>. Country Men (1937) iii, (1938) 19, (1943) 29, Man and His Field 38, Snake in the Strawberries 16.
90 Country Men The pussy willows show again Midland 1931 farming, spring Des Moines Register (May 1931) Sec. 10: 5, American Prefaces. (1937) 164, Hinterland (1937) 26, Out of the Midwest. (1944) 301, Rural Lutheran (March 1950), North American Review (1974) 23. Country Men (1937) i, (1938) 32, (1943) 40, Man and His Field 22, Snake in the Strawberries 14.
91 Reflection I think I shall decide to stay Bookman 1927 farming, nature Des Moines Sunday Register 13 Jan (1929) 8g, Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Poets New York: Avon House (1938), North American Review (1974) 26. Country Men (1937) xvii, (1938) 38, (1943) 45, Man and His Field 32, Landmark and Other Poems 38.
92 Facts I do not read portents, Chowder Review 1976 superstition, work Proved by Trial 9, Snake in the Strawberries 88.
93 Growing Up It is time to leave the grove, Chowder Review 1977 work, maturity Great Lakes Review 4 (Summer 1977) 61. Snake in the Strawberries 77.
94 The Will to Possess Shoemaker had some Bokhara seed to sell, Chowder Review 1977 farming, greed Snake in the Strawberries 87.
95 Cross Purposes The farmer sun Discourse: A Review of Liberal Arts 1961 weather, superstition Limited View 36, Landmark and Other Poems 40.
96 Tired of Earth Wind bites dust from the furrows Discourse: A Review of Liberal Arts 1962 farming, death Limited View 14, Late Harvest 72.
97 Not Floods but Emptiness This morning I stepped outdoors Discourse: A Review of Liberal Arts 1969 language, nature
98 The Bird One day in the bleak month of March Discourse: A Review of Liberal Arts 1961 birds, memory Shaken by Leaf-Fall 66.
99 Ownership Old neighbors of my people Discourse: A Review of Liberal Arts 1964 farming, mortality Harper's Bazaar (December 1968) 180. A Single Focus 73, Landmark and Other Poems 43.
100 Home Place This is the way it was: The Congregationalist 1965 snowstorm, winter Harper's Bazaar (Jan. 1969) 96. A Single Focus 39.

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