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Title First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republicationsort descending Hearst Collections
226 Moment Like Love To see the shine, the glimmer of light, Meanjin Quarterly 1970 love, time
227 Without Your Good Morning Perhaps I miss you more than I should, A Country Man 1993 death, loss A Country Man 49.
228 It Might Save Us What they had in common The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 neighbors, relationships
229 The Windmill Time I greased the windmill, Texas Review 1981 childhood, recklessness
230 The Shadow I have seen the butcher's shadow Chicago Jewish Forum 1959 animals, slaughter Limited View 4, Snake in the Strawberries 29.
231 Behind the Stove It takes more than wind and sleet to Poetry 1965 affair, desire A Single Focus 48, Landmark and Other Poems 11.
232 Day's Facts There came a morning when Prairie Schooner 1970 technology, breakdown Shaken by Leaf-Fall 37.
233 Barns In November Along an empty road I watched the barns Poetry 1935 winter, harvest Country Men (1937) xxiv, (1938) 46, (1943) 54, Man and His Field 31, Snake in the Strawberries 8.
234 Celebration of Losers This morning the roadway lacks friends, North Country 1977 regret, failure
235 Echoes of Memory A birthday card from you today A Country Man 1993 love, longing A Country Man 23.
236 Sign-Directed I was born under the sign Poetry Now 1982 birth, superstition
237 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.
238 Bowed Strength The winter sun had set A Single Focus 1967 winter, resilience A Single Focus 64.
239 The Enemy The girl who now switches Westerly Review 1977 desire, hunting Snake in the Strawberries 92.
240 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").
241 Shake in Vain Shake in vain the orchard trees Planting Red Geraniums: Discovered Poems of James Hearst 2017 trees, longing Planting Red Geraniums 17
242 Not to Be Overlooked We had a bull calf born premature, Snake in the Strawberries 1979 surprise, validation Snake in the Strawberries 7.
243 Vacation Cottage Dandelion clumps flourish Poet Lore 1971 order, repression
244 Giant Fear The day overwhelmed him with its size, Cloud Marauder 1968 obligation, overwhelmed
245 Away with Boards The last storm shook Kansas Quarterly 1984 cities, destruction
246 The Thief The fists of the summer sun Man and His Field 1951 weather, seasons Man and His Field 52.
247 Hardened Arteries When the office screwed a few bucks Poetry Now 1975 selfishness, guilt Proved by Trial 14.
248 Hang On to the Grab Bar Caught in the revolving door Kansas Quarterly 1979 longing, civilization
249 A Prejudiced Witness This morning my wife and I Dry Leaves 1975 birds, marriage Dry Leaves, Landmark and Other Poems 20.
250 [There's music in my heart] There’s music in my heart, Planting Red Geraniums: Discovered Poems of James Hearst 2017 love, nature Planting Red Geraniums 35-6

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