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Title First Line Original Publicationsort descending Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
26 Liberated by Generosity Today was a turning point America 1981 frugality, generosity
27 Outsider The field stretches from morning America 1979 plowing, nature
28 The Rescue She piled harsh weeds under the wheel, America 1968 fear, cooperation Shaken by Leaf-Fall 48.
29 Cry Shame Stones outlast weather, America 1969 war, farming Voyages to the Inland Sea, II 42. Snake in the Strawberries 55.
30 A Testament The ant down there, dragging his leg, America 1973 perseverance, insects Snake in the Strawberries 58.
31 Unearned Gift Shut the door America 1964 love, joy A Single Focus 61, Landmark and Other Poems 17.
32 The Unprotected The sun at noon America 1959 farming, responsibility Limited View 35, Snake in the Strawberries 27.
33 Love in Autumn Do you remember the meadow America 1965 love, fall Scatter the Petals. (1969) A Single Focus 63, Snake in the Strawberries 36.
34 Time to Go In You poke the fire in the fireplace, America 1983 night, meaning
35 High Winds and Low Pressures The sun backs through a cloud, America 1975 breakfast, weather
36 See How the Wind See how the wind repeats itself America 1960 winter, perseverance Late Harvest 74. Limited View 9.
37 Sadness Weeps In my day hate clouds skies America 1968 suffering, hypocrisy
38 Wren Logic The stump braces its roots America 1969 birds, persistence Shaken by Leaf-Fall 58, Snake in the Strawberries 74.
39 We Ought to Burst into Bloom This morning my wife bought me America 1981 spring, appreciation
40 The Oldest Season The eye's doors blown open America 1968 winter, defamiliarization Shaken by Leaf-Fall 19.
41 Winter Mood Warm in mackinaw and boots I read America 1966 winter, poetry Shaken by Leaf-Fall 21, Snake in the Strawberries 76., Shaken by Leaf-Fall 21, Snake in the Strawberries 76.
42 The Farmer's Season Yeah, spring, I know spring, the vernal season, America 1965 spring, farming "Book Review," Wallace's Farmer (28 Oct. 1967) 3, North American Review (1974) 34, Out of this World: Poems from the Hawkeye State. (1975) 5. A Single Focus 3, Landmark and Other's Poems 56.
43 Calendar's Mischief A day of shock, America 1977 time, seasons Snake in the Strawberries 78.
44 No Nightingales, No Nymphs The imperatives of spring Poetry 1979 spring, work
45 The Sun at Noon No country leads so softly to nowhere Poetry 1940 mortality, appreciation The Sun at Noon 9, Man and His Field 20.
46 Fall Plowing The claim the stubble had no longer defends Poetry 1934 fall, death College Eye, Iowa State Teachers College 12 July (1935) 2 col. 3, Contemporary Iowa Poets Muscatine: The Prairie Press (1935) 27, Late Harvest 73. Country Men (1937) xiv, (1938) 36, (1943) 43, Man and His Field 30, Snake in the Strawberries 13.
47 After the Son Died The trees follow two sides of a square Poetry 1940 death, impermanence The Sun at Noon 29, Snake in the Strawberries 19.
48 False Warning The meadow has lost its features and the grove Poetry 1940 wilderness, winter A Single Focus 21.
49 The Fencerow A ripple of ground still show the line where Poetry 1942 division, memory Mid-Country. Ed. Lowry C. Wimberly. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press (1945) 467. The Sun at Noon 38, Man and His Field 50, Snake in the Strawberries 20.
50 Landmark The road wound back among the hills of mind Poetry 1962 memory, impermanence Heartland: Poets of the Midwest. 77, Interpreting Literature. 4th ed. K.L. Knickerbocker and H.W. Reninger, eds. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1969. 364, The Iowan (Spring 1979) 17. Limited View 6, Landmark and Other Poems 7.