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Title First Line Original Publicationsort ascending Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
651 Snake in the Strawberries This lovely girl dressed in lambswool thoughts The Sun at Noon 1943 disaster, innocence University of Kansas Review 11 (Autumn 1944) 45, Midwest 7 (Spring 1964) vi, 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. 268, Interpreting Li Man and His Field 64, Shaken by Leaf-fall 72, Snake in the Strawberries 57, The Good Earth 54.
652 The Young Old-Timer His hands seek each other under his overall bib The Sun at Noon 1943 farming, resentment North American Review (1974) 32. The Sun at Noon 12, Landmark and Other Poems 44.
653 The Vine His wife and young son in his heart, the future riding his shoulders The Sun at Noon 1943 farming, nature The Sun at Noon 14, Man and His Field 39, Snake in the Strawberries 18.
654 Stolid Farmer to His Son Choose your wife for straight legs and an honest tongue. The Sun at Noon 1943 wisdom, knowledge North American Review (1974) 28.
655 The Old Dog The old dog waits patiently for death The Sun at Noon 1943 death North American Review (1974) 23. The Sun at Noon 17, Landmark and Other Poems 47.
656 Guarding the Fire The wind throws snow at the window The Sun at Noon 1943 imagination, alienation
657 Choosing The stolid farmer took his hoe The Sun at Noon 1943 farming, choice The Sun at Noon 18, Landmark and Other Poems 50, Man and His Field 33.
658 Spring Barnyard Pigeons circle the wet glossy mud The Sun at Noon 1943 animals, materiality The Sun at Noon 37.
659 Between Snow and Stars The sun trips and falls headlong down the sky The Sun at Noon 1943 animals, farming Late Harvest 75. The Sun at Noon 20, Man and His Field 44, Landmark and Other Poems 42.
660 The Other Land The strength and persuasion of the long slow turning The Sun at Noon 1943 seasons, divinity The Sun at Noon 22.
661 Time Like a Hand The hardware merchant reaches back for the past The Sun at Noon 1943 aging, alienation North American Review (1974) 35. The Sun at Noon 22, Snake in the Strawberries 21.
662 The Neighborhood The neighborhood has a mind and heart of its own The Sun at Noon 1943 secrecy, community The Sun at Noon 24, Snake in the Strawberries 20.
663 Free Man Hans Karen and debt were old friends until 1932 The Sun at Noon 1943 debt, money North American Review (1974) 31. The Sun at Noon 25, Landmark and other Poems 16.
664 Stranger Following his father's footsteps The Sun at Noon 1943 retirement, alienation The Sun at Noon 26, Snake in the Strawberries 21.
665 Now I Hear This Your Honor, she cried, I need help. 1982
666 Apparition in the Afternoon The telephone lies in its incubator. 1979
667 Not the Day to Listen This nifty gent with a spry tongue 1986 death, work A Country Man 40.
668 Farmer to His Son
669 Let it Come Down Glad that at last the litter and waster of winter,
670 The Sage and the Stones His Neighbors farmed
671 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.