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Title First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republicationsort descending Hearst Collections
251 Valley and Mountain The valley floor crawls with streets Michigan Quarterly 1969 mountains, transcendence Shaken by Leaf-Fall 13, Snake in the Strawberries 70.
252 What Time Is It Anyway? You can't win 'em all, Focus 1984 work, alienation
253 Guarding the Fire The wind throws snow at the window The Sun at Noon 1943 imagination, alienation
254 Small Thorns The odor from garbage my neighbor Wormwood Review 1979 neighbors, annoyance
255 Virgin Prairie This old squaw of a prairie South Dakota Review 1974 Indians, reflection Shaken by Leaf-Fall 28, Snake in the Strawberries 68, Landmark and Other Poems 46.
256 At Least One Step It was a night to stay inside, Sunday Oregonian 1972 faith, religion
257 Sap's Rise The creek retreats from flood rage see "The Face of Things" 1970 spring, renewal Landmark and Other Poems 27.
258 Escape Artist Well, well, so this is the way Great Lakes Review 1977 argument, performance
259 Moving Day I have moved from one house A Country Man 1993 moving, change A Country Man 38.
260 The Wasted Corner She was a higglety, pigglety hen Wormwood Review 1963 farming, animals A Single Focus 27, Landmark and Other Poems 14.
261 Anyone Can See Anyone with half wit can see Poetry Now 1981 farming, gift
262 The Grail The snow falls like flakes of light- Poetry 1935 faith, religion Country Men (1937) x, (1938) 30, (1943) 39, Man and His Field 42, Landmark and Other Poems 58.
263 The Painter Our local painter always seemed afraid Wanderer 1924 death, prudence
264 Late Meadowlark We know the meaning when we read the signs The Saturday Evening Post 1960 birds, fall Limited View 11, Snake in the Strawberries 34.
265 Bitter Taste I ate the sour grapes and tried Kansas Quarterly 1971 anger, nature
266 Spring Rain An early frost last fall Ladies Home Journal 1968 fall, persistence Shaken by Leaf-Fall 40, Landmark and Other Poems 55.
267 Where We Live We stole time to walk together A Country Man 1993 nature, relationships A Country Man 57.
268 The Balance I bathed in the tender welter New Frontiers 1964 seasons, nature A Single Focus 46.
269 Survival [1] Lightning hit the poplar tree Poetry Scope 1981 trees, perseverance
270 The Experiment You came and found me when the stars were blowing Midland 1926 fire Country Men (1937) xxii, (1938) 43, (1943) 50, Man and His Field 35.
271 The Supplicant I try, when I awake, on a bright Sunday morning Music for Seven Poems 1958 rest, Sunday
272 Wren Logic The stump braces its roots America 1969 birds, persistence Shaken by Leaf-Fall 58, Snake in the Strawberries 74.
273 A Small Victory Cold, the snow squeaked underfoot, The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 revenge, animals
274 The Storm A storm struck down the old willow Colorado Quarterly 1965 weather, imagination A Single Focus 62, Landmark and Other Poems 31.
275 Only Flowers Seem Not to Die On our May Day anniversary Poetry Now 1982 flowers, loss

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