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Title First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republicationsort descending Hearst Collections
101 Virtue of Logic He believed in the generation The New Renaissance 1978 reason, argument
102 Love Love hungers, a cruel eye Sparrow Magazine 1961 desire, hunting Limited View 21, Snake in the Strawberries 27.
103 The Windmill Time I greased the windmill, Texas Review 1981 childhood, recklessness
104 Caveat Emptor I meant to take a quiet walk Inserat Groteski 1971 ownership, wilderness
105 Landscape—Iowa No one who lives here Shaken by Leaf-Fall 1976 land, people Shaken by Leaf-Fall 45, Snake in the Strawberries 67, The Good Earth 63.
106 The Forest Within the forest of my heart Country Men 1937 love, reflection Country Men (1937) xx, (1938) 41, (1943) 48, Man and His Field 55.
107 Sign-Directed I was born under the sign Poetry Now 1982 birth, superstition
108 Leaves Like Tears You say the leaves fall Midwest Quarterly 1969 grief, winter
109 Stunted Root A season without rain, he saw the stalks Kansas Quarterly 1971 sex, drought Shaken by Leaf-Fall 63.
110 The Enemy The girl who now switches Westerly Review 1977 desire, hunting Snake in the Strawberries 92.
111 The Malicious Spirit of Machines Right in our own house, The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 machines, breakdown
112 Need for a Quick Step I noticed the cow in heat The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 animals, danger
113 Signed by Your Kiss We came too late, we found the trees A Single Focus 1967 nature, love A Single Focus 55.
114 Part Of An Eternal Dialogue What do I hear on my window rapping Contemporary Verse 1925 life, aging Country Men (1937) xxxi, (1938) 53, (1943) 60.
115 The Harvesters Bright was the stubble, the sun that day Man and His Field 1951 death, work Man and His Field 63.
116 Claim for Damages "The man recovered from the bite, Focus 1984 frustration, law
117 Each Day Alive The desk calendar Northeast 1977 nature, time
118 An Occasion In the late afternoon, Dry Leaves 1975 fall, love Dry Leaves, Landmark and Other Poems 22.
119 Hard Way to Learn A trickle of water from Poetry 1979 farming, knowledge
120 High Winds and Low Pressures The sun backs through a cloud, America 1975 breakfast, weather
121 The Return Flight Evening spread fingers of shadow New York Herald Tribune 1964 birds, fall A Single Focus 72.
122 The Sun at Noon No country leads so softly to nowhere Poetry 1940 mortality, appreciation The Sun at Noon 9, Man and His Field 20.
123 A Misery Bleeds A misery bleeds inside of me Snake in the Strawberries 1979 Depression, frustration Snake in the Strawberries 52.
124 Better a Bonfire Hitch up the mule, A Country Man 1993 memory, secrecy A Country Man 29.
125 No News is Good News Having read the same names in the paper Poetry Now 1976 community, significance