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Title First Line Original Publicationsort ascending Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
126 Wonder of Hummingbirds Glass cells of red syrup hang Shaken by Leaf-Fall 1976 birds, amazement Shaken by Leaf-Fall 68, Landmark and Other Poems 24 (variant).
127 Undertow The bay of morning shines through Seven 1965 writing, distraction A Single Focus 58, Snake in the Strawberries 43.
128 Sap's Rise The creek retreats from flood rage see "The Face of Things" 1970 spring, renewal Landmark and Other Poems 27.
129 The Cure The bush at the corner of the house Sandlapper 1977 homesickness, flowers
130 Revival The anxious hours numb me Reporter 1967 fall, mortality Shaken by Leaf-Fall 56, Snake in the Strawberries 76.
131 We All Bear the Mark The mark of Cain is hard to spot Rendezvous 1967 sin, judgement
132 Line Between Seasons The rollicking whinny of the wind Quartet 1966 nature, winter A Single Focus 25, Snake in the Strawberries 41.
133 After Years Apart The town moved on its streets Quartet 1968 community, alienation
134 Yes, It Would Wouldn't it be a gas some morning Quartet 1974 responsibility, animals Landmark and Other Poems 9.
135 Winter Field Whether or not the man who turned Purple Pen 1937 death, winter Country Men (1937) xviii, (1938) 39, (1943) 46, Man and His Field 68, Snake in the Strawberries 15.
136 One Way For An Answer No way, just no way, Proved by Trial 1977 mountains, revelation Proved by Trial 21, Landmark and Other Poems 28.
137 Susanna and the Elders Let us put thought aside Proved by Trial 1977 innocence, secrecy Proved by Trial 21, Snake in the Strawberries 83.
138 I Set My Chair I set my chair on the driveway Proved by Trial 1977 meditation, interruptions Proved by Trial 25, Snake in the Strawberries 88.
139 The Fact Is... A duck at a worm Poetry View 1979 nature, death
140 Melancholy at Night Each evening at bedtime Poetry View 1980 death, loss
141 Retirement Blues Neither anger nor reproach will Poetry View 1979 aging, life
142 Survival [1] Lightning hit the poplar tree Poetry Scope 1981 trees, perseverance
143 Pride in Love The neighbors laugh up their sleeve Poet Lore 1971 flowers, love
144 Reflection in a Dimestore Window It’s not that men are never Poet Lore 1971 appearance, judgement
145 Song In now time beg the sun hold still Poet Lore 1977 time, impermanence
146 Vacation Cottage Dandelion clumps flourish Poet Lore 1971 order, repression
147 Not Really a Quarrel Granted we slept well and Poet and Critic 1982 argument, marriage
148 Not the Last Goodbye Hat askew, coat open, Poet and Critic 1982 love, worry
149 Taking the Bull to Water The herd bull leaves his stall Poet and Critic 1982 animals, danger
150 The Weed Cutter Earth soaked by a thunderstorm Poet and Critic 1982 adolescence, farming