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Title First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republicationsort descending Hearst Collections
151 Time to Act At last the revelation, a brisk wind peels Kansas City Magazine 1959 spring, anticipation
152 A Winter Review The farm wraps itself for winter The Wormwood Review 1972 winter, farming Shaken by Leaf-Fall 11.
153 The Shadow I have seen the butcher's shadow Chicago Jewish Forum 1959 animals, slaughter Limited View 4, Snake in the Strawberries 29.
154 On Relief Our glances met as glances meet Common Sense 1939 Depression, poverty The Sun at Noon 32, Landmark and Other Poems 8.
155 Day's Facts There came a morning when Prairie Schooner 1970 technology, breakdown Shaken by Leaf-Fall 37.
156 Best Not to Hope for Miracles He had heard that water A Country Man 1993 mortality, illness A Country Man 41.
157 Cerebral Palsy Each morning the wild, random The Windless Orchard 1980 illness, perseverance
158 The Happy Farmer This farm where I live Music for Seven Poems 1958 farming, poverty
159 Of Course It Matters My neighbor stopped by this morning The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 misfortune, money
160 The Waster The stalks still stand erect and the tassels wave, Kansas City Magazine 1961 animals, farming Limited View 37, Landmark and Other Poems 54.
161 In Doubt Perhaps the fields are doubtful too in spring Midwest Quarterly 1965 farming, winter A Single Focus 24, Landmark and Other Poems 35.
162 Day with a Bad Taste The street gasps with the exhaust Planting Red Geraniums: Discovered Poems of James Hearst 2017 cities, loneliness Planting Red Geraniums 25
163 Praise When I forced the fat land with seed Shaken by Leaf-Fall 1976 farming, nature Shaken by Leaf-Fall 55, Landmark and Other Poems 57 (as "Now I Am Free").
164 Mad Dog Like a great yellow dog, the sun Country Men 1937 drought, nature Country Men (1937) viii, (1938) 22, (1943) 36, Man and His Field 60, Snake in the Strawberries 14.
165 One Thing Leads to Another A flock of geese and a basket A Country Man 1993 birds, shame A Country Man 14.
166 Gift for All The miracles of creation Skylark 1981 animals
167 Out of Season Half of the elms along the street looked dead, Pebble: A Magazine of Poetry 1971 decay, wistfulness Snake in the Strawberries 53.
168 Morning Walk The first thing after breakfast Aspen Times 1967 community, morning
169 The Thief The fists of the summer sun Man and His Field 1951 weather, seasons Man and His Field 52.
170 Buried Seeds The buried seeds drink up the snow New York Herald Tribune 1964 nature, spring A Single Focus 43.
171 A Prejudiced Witness This morning my wife and I Dry Leaves 1975 birds, marriage Dry Leaves, Landmark and Other Poems 20.
172 The Warning Cry The warning cry of wild geese from cold and cloudy roads Country Men 1937 spring, renewal
173 Without Your Good Morning Perhaps I miss you more than I should, A Country Man 1993 death, loss A Country Man 49.
174 The Windmill Time I greased the windmill, Texas Review 1981 childhood, recklessness
175 After Years Apart The town moved on its streets Quartet 1968 community, alienation