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Titlesort ascending First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
201 The Cricket If the sparrows would stop Educational Leadership 1959 noise, happiness
202 The Contract You may have my garden if you will give to me Midland 1926 gardening, apples Country Men (1937) xxxiii, (1938) 55.
203 The Comfort of a Friend We have wandered as we wished A Country Man 1993 aging, friendship A Country Man 47.
204 The Chipmunk and I The chipmunk sits upright Chicago Tribune Magazine 1969 animals, neighbors Snake in the Strawberries 48.
205 The Change The same plowed field and A Single Focus 1967 fall, hunting A Single Focus 59.
206 The Captain Ashore I know a man whose twisted wife New York Herald Tribune 1964 greed, respect
207 The Call The call burst into the room Cardinal Poetry Quarterly 1968 birds, destruction
208 The Burden Apple bloom spread on the orchard floor, Midland 1926 blossoming, nature Country Men (1937) xxx.
209 The Body Of One Glad that at last the litter and waste of winter, Midland 1931 spring, rain Country Men (1937) xxviii, (1938) 50, (1943) 57. Landmark and Other Poems 37 (as "Let It Come Down")
210 The Blame It is difficult to explain Kansas Quarterly 1970 affair, regret Shaken by Leaf-Fall 62, Snake in the Strawberries 71.
211 The Bird One day in the bleak month of March Discourse: A Review of Liberal Arts 1961 birds, memory Shaken by Leaf-Fall 66.
212 The Barn It was like a house but larger and not so tame, Instructor 1959 farming, imagination
213 The Balance I bathed in the tender welter New Frontiers 1964 seasons, nature A Single Focus 46.
214 The Backward Flow A man bent with the burden University of Windsor Review 1979 aging, fall
215 The Army The pavements of the mind Country Men 1943 indoctrination, morality Country Men (1943) 62, Man and His Field 37.
216 The Advantage Three haystacks stood against the wind, Man and His Field 1951 winter, chores Man and His Field 65.
217 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.
218 Textual Matters "Cross your legs," saith the preacher, Midwest Quarterly 1972 religion, judgement Shaken by Leaf-Fall 31.
219 Tasters The summer sun made blood like sap Midwest Quarterly 1964 summer, desire A Single Focus 45, Snake in the Strawberries 39.
220 Taking the Bull to Water The herd bull leaves his stall Poet and Critic 1982 animals, danger
221 Take This Guy Now take this guy next door, The New Renaissance 1976 argument, jealousy
222 Take the Best Offer Don't ask me which job to take, A Country Man 1993 work, choice A Country Man 36.
223 Susanna and the Elders Let us put thought aside Proved by Trial 1977 innocence, secrecy Proved by Trial 21, Snake in the Strawberries 83.
224 Survival [2] At the mercy of street Planting Red Geraniums: Discovered Poems of James Hearst 2017 trees, perseverance Planting Red Geraniums 32.
225 Survival [1] Lightning hit the poplar tree Poetry Scope 1981 trees, perseverance