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Title First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republicationsort descending Hearst Collections
126 Bitter Taste I ate the sour grapes and tried Kansas Quarterly 1971 anger, nature
127 Small Thorns The odor from garbage my neighbor Wormwood Review 1979 neighbors, annoyance
128 Love's Apostate I shoulder my bag, slink through New York Herald Tribune 1964 forgiveness, resentment A Single Focus 54.
129 The Burden Apple bloom spread on the orchard floor, Midland 1926 blossoming, nature Country Men (1937) xxx.
130 Mind-Boggled His mind bent with the weight A Country Man 1993 religion, uncertainty A Country Man 39.
131 Cross Purposes The farmer sun Discourse: A Review of Liberal Arts 1961 weather, superstition Limited View 36, Landmark and Other Poems 40.
132 The Supplicant I try, when I awake, on a bright Sunday morning Music for Seven Poems 1958 rest, Sunday
133 Weather Words The garden waited to be covered, Poetry Now 1980 gardening, winter
134 A Small Victory Cold, the snow squeaked underfoot, The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 revenge, animals
135 No Symbols The barn's warm breath Snake in the Strawberries 1979 birth, meaning Snake in the Strawberries 12.
136 Day of the Cornfield The day of the cornfield all right, The Small Farm 1976 farming, observation Snake in the Strawberries 59.
137 Where Did They Go? Where did they go, the maple grove, A Country Man 1993 time, memory A Country Man 46.
138 My Father's Care The binder glittered in the sun, Iowa English Yearbook 1961 farming, aging Limited View 32, Landmark and Other Poems 11.
139 Plea for Persistence Wait and begin again, Periodical of Art in Nebraska 1975 persistence, knowledge
140 Subscription to Salvation What do you know, Wormwood Review 1981 religion, solicitation
141 Vacations What do people do for vacations Aspen Times 1970 cities, travel
142 The Test This guy walking down the street Wormwood Review 1968 alienation, self-pity Proved by Trial 20.
143 The Old Admonitions The friend that I had Prairie Schooner 1958 loneliness, loss Limited View 2, Snake in the Strawberries 30, The Good Earth 57.
144 We All Bear the Mark The mark of Cain is hard to spot Rendezvous 1967 sin, judgement
145 Now I Hear This Your Honor, she cried, I need help. 1982
146 Pressed Flowers The flowers we picked last summer Nimrod 1971 memory, flowers Shaken by Leaf-Fall 36, Snake in the Strawberries 73.
147 A Way to Measure How stupid to try to measure Cottonwood Review 1968 time, memory
148 Dark Flower Oh, no, do not look too long Country Men 1938 flowers, morning Country Men (1938) 52.
149 Born Each Morning What a shocking way to enter the world, Colorado Quarterly 1977 morning, birth Snake in the Strawberries 89.
150 Wilderness Ways The rabbit knows why the hawk is there Commonweal 1965 wilderness, animals A Single Focus 20, Snake in the Strawberries 42.

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