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Title First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republicationsort descending Hearst Collections
76 The Well By accident one day I found a well, Iowa English Yearbook 1961 water, restoration Limited View 40.
77 Weltschmerz Saturday, late November sunshine Iowa State Liquor Store 1971 Depression, November
78 Fear of Renewal Snow rotted at the sun's touch, Chicago Tribune Magazine 1968 seasons, loneliness Shaken by Leaf-Fall 57.
79 There is a Line Drawn A buyer of discards A Country Man 1993 farming, distinctions A Country Man 51.
80 Line Between Seasons The rollicking whinny of the wind Quartet 1966 nature, winter A Single Focus 25, Snake in the Strawberries 41.
81 Responsibility of Being Young All I knew concerned my Barnwood 1981 chores, death
82 Dead Crows Early in the morning two crow abandoned wing Hinterland 1936 death, aging Country Men (1937) xi, (1938) 27, (1943) 37.
83 March Mourning The late snow is a fungus Man and His Field 1951 snow, death Man and His Field 57.
84 Each Spring When ducks print signs in the mud for the farmer to read, Music for Seven Poems 1958 spring, hope
85 A Return to Facts You check out the office Dry Leaves 1975 renewal, retirement Dry Leaves, Snake in the Strawberries 63.
86 Not a Birthday but a Deathday Party The indigent days beg me The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 mortality, wishes
87 Progress Own all the land you can get A Single Focus 1967 farming, animals A Single Focus 44, Snake in the Strawberries 42.
88 Missed Fortune Late for our dates, Boston Monthly 1982 superstition, opportunity
89 Plowman This is plowing time and I am plowing Midland 1927 farming, planting Country Men (1937) xxxiv, (1938) 56, (1943) 63, Landmark and Other Poems 38.
90 [The committee debated] The committee debated Planting Red Geraniums: Discovered Poems of James Hearst 2017 censorship, satire Planting Red Geraniums 23
91 Hostility to Order Today the sun's eye Great Lakes Review 1977 entropy, order Snake in the Strawberries 84.
92 The Chipmunk and I The chipmunk sits upright Chicago Tribune Magazine 1969 animals, neighbors Snake in the Strawberries 48.
93 Reprieve I too have gone Onward 1964 misfortune, love
94 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.
95 Meeting a Pheasant Hunter in Our Grove The bush’s shape has been bent by the wind American Prefaces 1940 wind, nature
96 The Meeting This is the curb where Motive 1966 love, loss A Single Focus 60, Landmark and Other Poems 23.
97 Cleaning Lady Her coat is vague as fog but she herself Anglo-American Studies 1983 work, virtue A Country Man 18.
98 Something Not Tamed in Us Early this winter morning Snake in the Strawberries 1979 birds, charity Snake in the Strawberries 4.
99 A Disowner Not my world today Event: Journal of Contemporary Art 1978 integrity, alienation Snake in the Strawberries 99.
100 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.