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Titlesort ascending First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
126 The Test This guy walking down the street Wormwood Review 1968 alienation, self-pity Proved by Trial 20.
127 The Tarnish The afternoon failed of its promise and the sun Wormwood Review 1962 weather, decay Heartland: Poets of the Midwest. 78. Limited View 19, Landmark and Other Poems 26.
128 The Supplicant I try, when I awake, on a bright Sunday morning Music for Seven Poems 1958 rest, Sunday
129 The Supermarket's Secret Machine Today my wife sent me to the The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 shopping, uncertainty
130 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.
131 The Strongest Magic Anger pens me in a sty Trace 1968 anger, love
132 The Storm A storm struck down the old willow Colorado Quarterly 1965 weather, imagination A Single Focus 62, Landmark and Other Poems 31.
133 The Snapshot There we four sit, quick perched as sparrows on a wire, Poetry Now 1976 memory, holiday The Iowan (Spring 1979) 15, Christmas in Iowa. Ed. Clarence Andrews. Iowa City: Midwest Heritage Publishing Co. (1979) 66.
134 The Smile You smiled and waved as you drove Ladies Home Journal 1970 observation, expression
135 The Short Run and the Long Pull Our fields lay side by side, Nebraska Review 1981 farming, fertilizer
136 The Shelled Pea News To shell peas on a hot Commonweal 1983 work, amazement
137 The Shadow I have seen the butcher's shadow Chicago Jewish Forum 1959 animals, slaughter Limited View 4, Snake in the Strawberries 29.
138 The Search Here on the hillside is a square of ground Wallace's Farmer 1940 farming, neighbors A Single Focus 37, Landmark and Other Poems 46.
139 The Same in This As Other Lands He bows his head against the wind Poetry 1940 farming, work The Sun at Noon 31, Man and His Field 23, Landmark and Other Poems 58.
140 The Sage and the Stones His Neighbors farmed
141 The Road It opened the way Mainstreeter 1977 time, change
142 The Return Flight Evening spread fingers of shadow New York Herald Tribune 1964 birds, fall A Single Focus 72.
143 The Return Shot from cannon-barrelled wind the sleet Man and His Field 1951 memory, technology Man and His Field 32, Landmark and Other Poems 51 (as "The Magic Lantern").
144 The Rescue She piled harsh weeds under the wheel, America 1968 fear, cooperation Shaken by Leaf-Fall 48.
145 The Reminder When the day finally ended I felt wet and cold Educational Leadership 1959 love, farming
146 The Red Flower The day sagged under heavy wind Limited View 1962 love, renewal Limited View 26.
147 The Reason For Stars I never wonder a lot about stars Midland 1926 diligence, farming North American Review (1974) 38. Country Men (1937) xxix, (1938) 51, (1943) 58, Man and His Field 46, Snake in the Strawberries 14, Landmark and Other Poems 26.
148 The Questioner When evening bows its head so does the farmer, Compass Review 1958 farming, significance North American Review (1974) 24. Limited View 10, Landmark and Other Poems 39.
149 The Quarrel The front steps seemed not American Press 1965 argument, silence A Single Focus 40, Snake in the Strawberries 39.
150 The Provincial The Frenchman asked, A Country Man 1993 home, travel A Country Man 54.