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Title First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republicationsort descending Hearst Collections
201 Cold Snap The winter night in your face Kansas City Magazine 1965 winter, music A Single Focus 56.
202 Discarded I tried to open a drawer in Iowa State Liquor Store 1970 love, memory Snake in the Strawberries 51.
203 The Painter Our local painter always seemed afraid Wanderer 1924 death, prudence
204 His Daily Pack Come here and let me tell you about this man Limited View 1962 order, work Limited View 15, Landmark and Other Poems 41.
205 Bitter Taste I ate the sour grapes and tried Kansas Quarterly 1971 anger, nature
206 Without Your Good Morning Perhaps I miss you more than I should, A Country Man 1993 death, loss A Country Man 49.
207 The Windmill Time I greased the windmill, Texas Review 1981 childhood, recklessness
208 Lock the Door Now you have burned the letters-- Great Lakes Review 1977 relationships, memory Snake in the Strawberries 79.
209 The Dainty Lily Bell She’s liberated, you know, Planting Red Geraniums: Discovered Poems of James Hearst 2017 sex, gender Planting Red Geraniums 24
210 Good Friday My neighbor plants potatoes on Good Friday The Sun at Noon 1943 superstition, tradition The Sun at Noon 11, Landmark and Other Poems 50.
211 The Supplicant I try, when I awake, on a bright Sunday morning Music for Seven Poems 1958 rest, Sunday
212 That Kind of a Day A kitten plays with a mouse, Shaken by Leaf-Fall 1976 nature, loss Shaken by Leaf-Fall 24, Landmark and Other Poems 30.
213 A Small Victory Cold, the snow squeaked underfoot, The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 revenge, animals
214 Sign-Directed I was born under the sign Poetry Now 1982 birth, superstition
215 Muskrats in the Cornfield Persuasion of rain and sun Poetry Now 1976 farming, animals Proved by Trial 22.
216 The Enemy The girl who now switches Westerly Review 1977 desire, hunting Snake in the Strawberries 92.
217 After the Son Died The trees follow two sides of a square Poetry 1940 death, impermanence The Sun at Noon 29, Snake in the Strawberries 19.
218 Need of Solid Ground He hadn't offended God nor failed His Word Limited View 1962 work, perseverance Limited View 18.
219 Plea for Persistence Wait and begin again, Periodical of Art in Nebraska 1975 persistence, knowledge
220 Once Glimpsed Once I thought I saw it Poem 1969 longing, uncertainty Shaken by Leaf-Fall 44.
221 Vacations What do people do for vacations Aspen Times 1970 cities, travel
222 Away with Boards The last storm shook Kansas Quarterly 1984 cities, destruction
223 Hang On to the Grab Bar Caught in the revolving door Kansas Quarterly 1979 longing, civilization
224 Propped Apple Tree Its branches bowed with fruit, the tree A Single Focus 1967 nature, farming A Single Focus 22.
225 The Cure The bush at the corner of the house Sandlapper 1977 homesickness, flowers