Table of Contents for Slow Lightning : Poems


Foreword ix
Carl Phillips
Acknowledgments xvii
Our Completion: Oil on Wood: Tino Rodriguez: 1999
3(1)
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
4(2)
Watermark
6(2)
The Blindfold
8(1)
In Colorado My Father Scoured and Stacked Dishes
9(2)
Misael: Oil, Acrylic, Mixed Media on Canvas: Julio Galan: 2001
11(1)
Border Triptych
12(3)
La Pelona: Mixed Media: Ester Hernandez: 1980
15(1)
Immigration and Naturalization Service Report #46
16(1)
Want
17(1)
After Bei Dao/After Jean Valentine
18(2)
Se Me Olvido Otra Vez
20(1)
Self-Portrait with Tumbling and Lasso
21(3)
Poem after Frida Kahlo's Painting The Broken Column
24(5)
Cayucos
29(4)
Variation on a Theme by Jose Montoya
33(12)
Caballero
45(3)
Ditat Deus
48(3)
All the Trees of the Field Shall Clap Their Hands
51(2)
To the Beastangel
53(2)
To the Angelbeast
55(1)
My Hands Are My Heart: Two-Part Cibachrome Print: Gabriel Orozco: 1991
56(2)
Temple in a Teapot (Aqui Esta el Detalle)
58(3)
To a Jornalero Cleaning Out My Neighbor's Garage
61(2)
To Robert Hayden
63(3)
Velvet Mesquite
66(1)
To a Mojado Who Died Crossing the Desert
67(1)
Saint Anthony's Church
68(1)
Untitled (Perfect Lovers): Two Commercial Clocks: Felix Gonzalez-Torres: 1987-89
69(2)
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
71(2)
Monologue of a Vulture's Shadow
73(2)
Notes 75