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Title First Linesort descending Original Publication Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
176 Metamorphosis I starved for the honey you Wormwood Review 1966 nature, insects A Single Focus 17.
177 Summer Rain I stayed in the field though the rain was Independent 1927 rain, drought Country Men (1937) xxxii, (1938) 54, (1943) 61.
178 Beauty I stayed in the field though the rain was beginning to fall Independent 1927 rain, drought see variant note
179 Reflection I think I shall decide to stay Bookman 1927 farming, nature Des Moines Sunday Register 13 Jan (1929) 8g, Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Poets New York: Avon House (1938), North American Review (1974) 26. Country Men (1937) xvii, (1938) 38, (1943) 45, Man and His Field 32, Landmark and Other Poems 38.
180 Reprieve I too have gone Onward 1964 misfortune, love
181 Discarded I tried to open a drawer in Iowa State Liquor Store 1970 love, memory Snake in the Strawberries 51.
182 Late Spring I tried to sow the oats and grass this year Furioso 1951 farming, drought Man and His Field 66, Landmark and Other Poems 53.
183 The Supplicant I try, when I awake, on a bright Sunday morning Music for Seven Poems 1958 rest, Sunday
184 Sight by Blindfold I walked up the knoll View Magazine 1974 death, love
185 Sign-Directed I was born under the sign Poetry Now 1982 birth, superstition
186 The Day of the Hawk I went to the city Aspen Times 1970 loneliness, nature
187 An Account of Failures I woke this morning and felt West Branch 1979 regret, perseverance
188 Portrait of an Old Horse I wonder what shaggy thoughts Dry Leaves 1975 aging, animals Dry Leaves, Snake in the Strawberries 61.
189 Threat of Violence Icicles dripped in the The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 animals, violence The Good Earth 65
190 Expression of a Homeplace If I close one eye A Country Man 1993 perceptions, birds A Country Man 35.
191 Consider a Poem If I speak to explain myself Stone Country 1980 poetry, communication
192 The Cricket If the sparrows would stop Educational Leadership 1959 noise, happiness
193 It Never Went Away In daytime the cellar seemed safe, New River Review 1977 night, fear Snake in the Strawberries 91.
194 Sadness Weeps In my day hate clouds skies America 1968 suffering, hypocrisy
195 Song In now time beg the sun hold still Poet Lore 1977 time, impermanence
196 Quarrel In the angry silence American Prefaces 1940 marriage, anger America 27 (Nov. 1965) 671. The Sun at Noon 13, Man and His Field 56.
197 A Secret to Live By In the attic of my mind Snake in the Strawberries 1979 memory, revelation Snake in the Strawberries 10.
198 The New Calf In the basement by the furnace lies A Single Focus 1967 animals, innocence North American Review (1974) 29. A Single Focus 70, Snake in the Strawberries 44.
199 A Way by Water In the basement this morning Colorado Quarterly 1978 water, animals
200 The Visitor In the heat of the afternoon Dry Leaves 1975 farming, ownership Dry Leaves, Snake in the Strawberries 62.