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Title First Line Original Publication Date Themes Republicationsort descending Hearst Collections
176 The Weed Cutter Earth soaked by a thunderstorm Poet and Critic 1982 adolescence, farming
177 At Least on the Surface People who live in neighborhoods Miscellany 1976 neighbors, appearances Shaken by Leaf-Fall 65, Snake in the Strawberries 69.
178 It Happened A rumpled bed, Hawk and Whippoorwill 1974 Depression, friendship
179 End of the Game Two little boys dusty with pollen Lake Superior Review 1977 childhood, play Snake in the Strawberries 96.
180 The Wasted Corner She was a higglety, pigglety hen Wormwood Review 1963 farming, animals A Single Focus 27, Landmark and Other Poems 14.
181 The Advantage Three haystacks stood against the wind, Man and His Field 1951 winter, chores Man and His Field 65.
182 An Account of Failures I woke this morning and felt West Branch 1979 regret, perseverance
183 Hope Goes Whoosh! We just could not believe our luck. Focus 1984 neighbors, disappointment
184 The Grail The snow falls like flakes of light- Poetry 1935 faith, religion Country Men (1937) x, (1938) 30, (1943) 39, Man and His Field 42, Landmark and Other Poems 58.
185 Accident The iron teeth of the harrow Man and His Field 1951 birds, destruction Man and His Field 61, Landmark and Other Poems 48, Snake in the Strawberries 24.
186 The Problem Comes With the new schedule Kansas Quarterly 1971 retirement, aging
187 No Nightingales, No Nymphs The imperatives of spring Poetry 1979 spring, work
188 A Home of Her Own I left the evening chores and went to the door and spoke Planting Red Geraniums: Discovered Poems of James Hearst 2017 death, neighbors Planting Red Geraniums 15
189 The Balance I bathed in the tender welter New Frontiers 1964 seasons, nature A Single Focus 46.
190 Thought of Bluebells Along the banks Wascana Review 1971 flowers, love Snake in the Strawberries 53.
191 The Comfort of a Friend We have wandered as we wished A Country Man 1993 aging, friendship A Country Man 47.
192 The Experiment You came and found me when the stars were blowing Midland 1926 fire Country Men (1937) xxii, (1938) 43, (1943) 50, Man and His Field 35.
193 Emeritus He cleans out the file and crams National Retired Teachers Association Journal 1977 retirement, time
194 An In-Between Time He hasn't quite left her, Poetry Now 1980 divorce, change
195 Lack of Seed Power He drooped like a wilted flower Harper's Bazaar 1980 impotence, regret
196 [There was an old cock] There was an old cock Planting Red Geraniums: Discovered Poems of James Hearst 2017 sex, animals Planting Red Geraniums 34
197 To Shape Our Decisions The question is The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 choice, obligation
198 Sense of Order On the farm we had no tunnels A Country Man 1993 understanding, purpose A Country Man 53.
199 Grandfather and the Evangelist A tent with a platform and with folding chairs, Snake in the Strawberries 1979 religion, experience Snake in the Strawberries 6.
200 Listen Clock in the bell tower Periphery 1974 poetry, meaning