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Title First Linesort ascending Original Publication Date Themes Republication Hearst Collections
201 Landmark The road wound back among the hills of mind Poetry 1962 memory, impermanence Heartland: Poets of the Midwest. 77, Interpreting Literature. 4th ed. K.L. Knickerbocker and H.W. Reninger, eds. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1969. 364, The Iowan (Spring 1979) 17. Limited View 6, Landmark and Other Poems 7.
202 First Snow The road and yard are full of dust Midland 1926 change, reflection Country Men (1937) xxi, (1938) 42, (1943) 49, Man and His Field 50, Landmark and Other Poems 36.
203 Voices The restless sea is calling, and I would be away Good Housekeeping 1924 longing, restriction All the Silver Pennies. Ed. Blanche Jennings Thompson. New York: MacMillan (1967) 128.
204 Wilderness Ways The rabbit knows why the hawk is there Commonweal 1965 wilderness, animals A Single Focus 20, Snake in the Strawberries 42.
205 Beggared The quietness with which I watch you go Limited View 1962 loss, loneliness Scatter the Petals (1969). Limited View 24.
206 To Shape Our Decisions The question is The Complete Poetry of James Hearst 2001 choice, obligation
207 Close the Accounts The putting away time shows up Commonweal 1965 farming, fall A Single Focus 19, Snake in the Strawberries 44, Landmark and Other Poems 37.
208 Country Men The pussy willows show again Midland 1931 farming, spring Des Moines Register (May 1931) Sec. 10: 5, American Prefaces. (1937) 164, Hinterland (1937) 26, Out of the Midwest. (1944) 301, Rural Lutheran (March 1950), North American Review (1974) 23. Country Men (1937) i, (1938) 32, (1943) 40, Man and His Field 22, Snake in the Strawberries 14.
209 The Problem The problem is to see the problem Prairie Schooner 1974 perceptions, appearance Landmark and Other Poems 18.
210 Cock Pheasant The pool of morning lay cool Crazy Horse 1972 birds, color Snake in the Strawberries 54.
211 You Can't Plow Stone The plow point starts the furrow, Sunday Clothes 1973 farming, defiance
212 Mother The photograph fades, turns yellow, South Dakota Review 1976 family, memory The Iowan (Spring 1979) 16. Snake in the Strawberries 86.
213 The Army The pavements of the mind Country Men 1943 indoctrination, morality Country Men (1943) 62, Man and His Field 37.
214 Same Thing but Different The paperboy slammed the screen door Great Lakes Review 1977 community, routine Snake in the Strawberries 81.
215 Witnesses The orchard basks in South Dakota Review 1982 fall, wilderness
216 The Oracle The oracle whose customer I am Poetry 1951 uncertainty, foretelling Snake in the Strawberries 23.
217 No More Chores The old farmer nurses rheumatic joints Event: Journal of Contemporary Art 1978 farming, memory The New Renaissance 3 (1979) 45. Snake in the Strawberries 98.
218 The Old Dog The old dog waits patiently for death The Sun at Noon 1943 death North American Review (1974) 23. The Sun at Noon 17, Landmark and Other Poems 47.
219 Quiet Sunday The old dog sleeps on the porch. Sparrow Magazine 1961 stillness, Sunday Limited View 39, Landmark and Other Poems 57.
220 A Jog to Memory The odor of wild honey Sunday Clothes 1975 innocence, happiness
221 Small Thorns The odor from garbage my neighbor Wormwood Review 1979 neighbors, annoyance
222 Pride in Love The neighbors laugh up their sleeve Poet Lore 1971 flowers, love
223 The Neighborhood The neighborhood has a mind and heart of its own The Sun at Noon 1943 secrecy, community The Sun at Noon 24, Snake in the Strawberries 20.
224 The Inevitable Words like Signposts The morning's paper carried a story Ohio Review 1978 death, friendship The Iowan (Spring 1979) 22, Ohio Review 30 (1983) 252. Snake in the Strawberries 100.
225 Owner The morning sun surveys the time for me, Sparrow Magazine 1961 farming, ownership