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Title First Line Original Publication Datesort descending Themes Republication Hearst Collections
126 The Hunter You cannot kill the white-tailed deer Music for Seven Poems 1958 hunting, persistence A Single Focus 69, Snake in the Strawberries 43.
127 Each Spring When ducks print signs in the mud for the farmer to read, Music for Seven Poems 1958 spring, hope
128 The Questioner When evening bows its head so does the farmer, Compass Review 1958 farming, significance North American Review (1974) 24. Limited View 10, Landmark and Other Poems 39.
129 Moment Toward Spring This is the day when on the hills of noon Ladies Home Journal 1959 spring, transition Limited View 13, Snake in the Strawberries 29.
130 The Unprotected The sun at noon America 1959 farming, responsibility Limited View 35, Snake in the Strawberries 27.
131 Grandfather's Farm The worn scythe hangs in the box-elder tree, The Saturday Evening Post 1959 work, family Limited View 33, Landmark and Other Poems 7.
132 Autumn Love When you stood smiling under a roof of leaves Ladies Home Journal 1959 love, fall Limited View 27, Landmark and Other Poems 22.
133 The Barn It was like a house but larger and not so tame, Instructor 1959 farming, imagination
134 Time of Contrition Today I saw the gossip pack Denver Post 1959 gossip, regret
135 Emerson's Page His Neighbors scratched Educational Leadership 1959 nature, wisdom Limited View 28, Shaken by Leaf-fall 50, Landmark and Other Poems 29.
136 The Cricket If the sparrows would stop Educational Leadership 1959 noise, happiness
137 The Shadow I have seen the butcher's shadow Chicago Jewish Forum 1959 animals, slaughter Limited View 4, Snake in the Strawberries 29.
138 Time to Act At last the revelation, a brisk wind peels Kansas City Magazine 1959 spring, anticipation
139 The Reminder When the day finally ended I felt wet and cold Educational Leadership 1959 love, farming
140 Weed Solitude Machines worn out, embalmed in rust, Kansas City Magazine 1960 machines, decay Limited View 8, Landmark and Other Poems 44.
141 Time's Laggard The house of summer closed its doors. The Saturday Evening Post 1960 winter, stubbornness
142 Farmhand A mule with fork and shovel breeds no honey Prairie Schooner 1960 work, resentment Heartland: Poets of the Midwest 77. Limited View 5.
143 Vigilance Rocks grow expensive Kansas City Magazine 1960 farming, nature
144 See How the Wind See how the wind repeats itself America 1960 winter, perseverance Late Harvest 74. Limited View 9.
145 First Signs Today the wind trudged in from the south Instructor 1960 spring, weather Limited View 34, Landmark and Other Poems 35.
146 Late Meadowlark We know the meaning when we read the signs The Saturday Evening Post 1960 birds, fall Limited View 11, Snake in the Strawberries 34.
147 My Father's Care The binder glittered in the sun, Iowa English Yearbook 1961 farming, aging Limited View 32, Landmark and Other Poems 11.
148 The Waster The stalks still stand erect and the tassels wave, Kansas City Magazine 1961 animals, farming Limited View 37, Landmark and Other Poems 54.
149 Animal Tracks There is a tiger hid Hawk and Whippoorwill 1961 duality, nature Limited View 7, Landmark and Other Poems 49.
150 Quiet Sunday The old dog sleeps on the porch. Sparrow Magazine 1961 stillness, Sunday Limited View 39, Landmark and Other Poems 57.