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Title First Line Original Publication Datesort descending Themes Republication Hearst Collections
1 Farmer to His Son
2 The Sage and the Stones His Neighbors farmed
3 Let it Come Down Glad that at last the litter and waster of winter,
4 Many Hens Do Not Make Light Work The drake has too many hens disinterest, birds North American Review (1974) 36. Limited View 31, Snake in the Strawberries 28.
5 Voices The restless sea is calling, and I would be away Good Housekeeping 1924 longing, restriction All the Silver Pennies. Ed. Blanche Jennings Thompson. New York: MacMillan (1967) 128.
6 The Painter Our local painter always seemed afraid Wanderer 1924 death, prudence
7 The Isle of the Setting Sun Sailorman, Sailorman, by the dark water, Heacock's 1924 beauty, longing
8 Part Of An Eternal Dialogue What do I hear on my window rapping Contemporary Verse 1925 life, aging Country Men (1937) xxxi, (1938) 53, (1943) 60.
9 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.
10 The Burden Apple bloom spread on the orchard floor, Midland 1926 blossoming, nature Country Men (1937) xxx.
11 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.
12 The Contract You may have my garden if you will give to me Midland 1926 gardening, apples Country Men (1937) xxxiii, (1938) 55.
13 Around the Bend Around the bend the water stills, Outdoor America 1926 fishing, perseverance
14 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.
15 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.
16 Protest Now as imperceptibly Independent 1926 time, aging Country Men (1937) xxxviii, (1938) 61, (1943) 69, Man and His Field 71, Snake in the Strawberries 16.
17 Theology When we were boys a man my father hired Midland 1927 religion, fear Country Men (1937) xxxviii, (1938) 60 (1943) 68.
18 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.
19 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.
20 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.
21 Beauty I stayed in the field though the rain was beginning to fall Independent 1927 rain, drought see variant note
22 Summer Rain I stayed in the field though the rain was Independent 1927 rain, drought Country Men (1937) xxxii, (1938) 54, (1943) 61.
23 Frost Though nothing came that could be heard Poetry 1930 fall, death Country Men (1937) iv, (1938) 20, (1943) 30, Man and His Field 43, Landmark and Other Poems 32.
24 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.
25 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")

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