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Title First Line Original Publicationsort descending Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
101 Resort to Calm No protest, just the door's soft sigh, Prairie Schooner 1970 relaxation, neighbors Snake in the Strawberries 50.
102 The Problem The problem is to see the problem Prairie Schooner 1974 perceptions, appearance Landmark and Other Poems 18.
103 What Wind crept in to slam the door Prairie Schooner 1970 anger, relationships Shaken by Leaf-Fall 14, Snake in the Strawberries 69.
104 The Old Admonitions The friend that I had Prairie Schooner 1958 loneliness, loss Limited View 2, Snake in the Strawberries 30, The Good Earth 57.
105 Day's Facts There came a morning when Prairie Schooner 1970 technology, breakdown Shaken by Leaf-Fall 37.
106 Farmhand A mule with fork and shovel breeds no honey Prairie Schooner 1960 work, resentment Heartland: Poets of the Midwest 77. Limited View 5.
107 Marred This headache of a morning Sparrow Magazine 1965 morning, birds North American Review (1974) 31. A Single Focus 38, Landmark and Other Poems 19.
108 Love Love hungers, a cruel eye Sparrow Magazine 1961 desire, hunting Limited View 21, Snake in the Strawberries 27.
109 Advice to Farmers You trimmed the wilderness to size Sparrow Magazine 1961 farming, nature
110 Truth How the devil do I know Sparrow Magazine 1961 knowledge, farming Heartland: Poets of the Midwest 79, Interpreting Literature. 4th ed. K.L. Knickerbocker and H.W. Reninger, eds. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1969. 289, Interpreting Literature. 5th ed. 1974. 19, North American Review (1974) 19, The Iowan (Spring Limited View 38, Snake in the Strawberries 28, The Good Earth 67.
111 Owner The morning sun surveys the time for me, Sparrow Magazine 1961 farming, ownership
112 Quiet Sunday The old dog sleeps on the porch. Sparrow Magazine 1961 stillness, Sunday Limited View 39, Landmark and Other Poems 57.
113 Spring Lament The season has sounded its call to the farm's sleepy ears, Limited View 1962 spring, loneliness Landmark and Other Poems 53.
114 Birthplace This is the heart of the farm where I was born, Limited View 1962 memory, home Snake in the Strawberries 30. Limited View 42, The Good Earth 58.
115 A Stray Neighbors, neighbors, help me find Limited View 1962 animals, loss Limited View 16.
116 Need of Solid Ground He hadn't offended God nor failed His Word Limited View 1962 work, perseverance Limited View 18.
117 His Daily Pack Come here and let me tell you about this man Limited View 1962 order, work Limited View 15, Landmark and Other Poems 41.
118 Change toward Certainty The afternoon closed it until it seemed Limited View 1962 love, nature Heartland: Poets of the Midwest 79, The Iowan (Spring 1979) 21. Limited View 20, Shaken by Leaf-Fall 25, Snake in the Strawberries 32.
119 Need for Grass Yes, there it was, Limited View 1962 death, mourning Limited View 23.
120 Beggared The quietness with which I watch you go Limited View 1962 loss, loneliness Scatter the Petals (1969). Limited View 24.
121 To An Old Sow Whoa there, you crazy sow, where do you think you're going? Limited View 1962 animals, identification North American Review (1974) 20. Limited View 29, Landmark and Other Poems 54.
122 The Red Flower The day sagged under heavy wind Limited View 1962 love, renewal Limited View 26.
123 March Mourning The late snow is a fungus Man and His Field 1951 snow, death Man and His Field 57.
124 Fact I knew a man once who gave up the ghost Man and His Field 1951 life, suicide Man and His Field 39, Landmark and Other Poems 44.
125 Threat of Weather We know we can outlast the weather Man and His Field 1951 love, weather Man and His Field 57, Snake in the Strawberries 25.