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Title First Line Original Publicationsort descending Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
251 Goodbye, Mrs. O'Flynn I am not carrying on with Mrs. O'Flynn A Country Man 1993 gossip, sex A Country Man 55.
252 This Is How They Do It "I own this farm," Henry Jensen A Country Man 1993 law, understanding A Country Man 24, The Good Earth 64.
253 Wealth of News A mile of main road and A Country Man 1993 childhood, animals A Country Man 45.
254 Memorial Day 1982 Henry Jensen sits in the sun A Country Man 1993 war, death A Country Man 32.
255 What They Said Wait, they said, this is not the time. A Country Man 1993 decisions, time A Country Man 13.
256 Mind-Boggled His mind bent with the weight A Country Man 1993 religion, uncertainty A Country Man 39.
257 Where Did They Go? Where did they go, the maple grove, A Country Man 1993 time, memory A Country Man 46.
258 The Hurt of Pleasure Once a week she comes to share A Country Man 1986 gardening, friendship A Country Man 42.
259 Moving Day I have moved from one house A Country Man 1993 moving, change A Country Man 38.
260 Where We Live We stole time to walk together A Country Man 1993 nature, relationships A Country Man 57.
261 Utopia When early dark and chilly rains Hawk and Whippoorwill 1963 farming, animals
262 Home The house sags like it’s grieving, paint Hawk and Whippoorwill 1963 misfortune, rootedness
263 A Matter of Fact All through the summer I failed to wring truth out of words, Hawk and Whippoorwill 1961 birds, truth Poet Lore 71 (Winter 1976-77) 128.
264 Animal Tracks There is a tiger hid Hawk and Whippoorwill 1961 duality, nature Limited View 7, Landmark and Other Poems 49.
265 It Happened A rumpled bed, Hawk and Whippoorwill 1974 Depression, friendship
266 Success When I come home from work at close of day Best Articles and Stories 1958 farming, animals Poetry 92 (Aug. 1958) 299. Limited View 3, Landmark and Other Poems 52.
267 Let's Not Fool Ourselves While you wait, time digs at you Voyages to the Inland Sea, II: Essays and Poems 1972 longing, time Prairie Schooner 44 (Spring 1979) 42. Proved by Trial 21.
268 Scatter the Petals She sleeps as if the mouth of buds, American Friend 1958 death, mourning Scatter the Petals (1969). Limited View 25, Snake in the Strawberries 34.
269 Instead of Honey Let's get to work, time may be short with us, Poetry Now 1976 labor, religion Snake in the Strawberries 4.
270 Abandoned Orchard These weathered trees Poetry Now 1984 decay, perseverance
271 Castrating the Pigs It always seemed to be a rainy day Poetry Now 1980 animals, masculinity
272 Sign-Directed I was born under the sign Poetry Now 1982 birth, superstition
273 The Snapshot There we four sit, quick perched as sparrows on a wire, Poetry Now 1976 memory, holiday The Iowan (Spring 1979) 15, Christmas in Iowa. Ed. Clarence Andrews. Iowa City: Midwest Heritage Publishing Co. (1979) 66.
274 How Good is Good Enough He must have read whatever signs Poetry Now 1981 homelessness, distinctions
275 Too Many Defeats Dull the Spirit The worst was Poetry Now 1975 farming, weather Proved by Trial 12, Snake in the Strawberries 92.