Table of Contents for In the Room of Never Grieve : New and Selected Poems, 1985-2003


Preface i
From Fast Speaking Woman
20th Anniversary Edition (1975/1996)
Fast Speaking Woman, Part II
1(8)
A Book of Events
9(1)
Spel Against Specious Ones
10(1)
After Mirabai
11(1)
Anarchy Reggae
12(2)
Bardo Corridor
14(2)
Verses for the New Amazing Grace
16(1)
Pratitya Samutpada
17(1)
Millennium Sutra
18(3)
From Skin Meat Bones (1985)
Skin Meat Bones (Chant)
21(4)
Poor Sport
25(1)
Lethe
26(1)
Men & Women
27(2)
Why I Meditate
29(1)
Science Times
30(21)
Crack in the World
51(4)
Said So
55(4)
From Tell Me About It (1989)
Invitation to a Picture Hanging
59(2)
Edwin Denby Speaking After Seeing a Show by the Artist Jane Freilicher, Spring 1983
61(1)
Panegyric
62(1)
My System
63(1)
The Wonderful Shapes of Elizabeth Murray
64(3)
From Not a Male Pseudonym (1990)
Not a Male Pseudonym
67(14)
Troubairitz (1992)
Troubairitz
81(48)
From Iovis: All Is Full of Jove (1993)
III. Hem of the Meteor
129(29)
XI. Shiva Ratri
158(23)
XXI. Self Other Both Neither
181(11)
XXII. Pieces of an Hour
192(14)
XXIII. You Reduce Me to an Object of Desire
206(17)
From Kill or Cure (1994)
Suppose a Game
223(2)
Jack Kerouac Dream
225(1)
April Dream
226(2)
June Dream
228(2)
Our Past
230(3)
Curse
233(1)
Paean: May I Speak Thus?
234(3)
Pulse
237(1)
Writing
238(1)
To the Censorious Ones
239(1)
Crime Work After the Holocaust
240(1)
Dallas
241(2)
Aletheia
243(4)
From Iovis, Book II (1997)
I. So Help Me Sappho
247(16)
XV. Devil's Working Overtime
263(17)
XVI. Lacrimare, Lacrimatus
280(23)
From Marriage: A Sentence (2000)
By Candle's Light a Bedouin
303(1)
Climbs a Tower as in a Tale
304(2)
Stereo
306(2)
Nipple that Does not Ask a Sigh
308(2)
Dark o' Night
310(1)
Shopping Spree
311(1)
Flame or Flaming
312(1)
``Men Ought to Love Men / (And do)''
313(1)
Heuristically Speaking
314(1)
Ius Primae Noctis
315(1)
Street of Human Bodies
316(1)
Coyote Almost Takes a Wife
317(1)
Alone in Her Sprint of Him
318(1)
Nouns of the House
319(1)
Her Sure Joy
320(1)
Thy Lip
321(1)
The Marriage of William Blake
322(3)
In the Room of Never Grieve (2003)
I Dreamed I Was in Edwin's Room
325(2)
What the Policeman Told Me
327(3)
In Memory of his Muse
330(2)
Notes on Sitting Beside a Noble Corpse . . .
332(1)
Moments in Prague
333(4)
Any Exit a Very Large: A Play for Television
337(4)
Save My Dockage
341(3)
If Bernadette Mayer Were a Car
344(1)
Trilogy Diction
345(6)
Lines from Escalona Drive
351(3)
Temper the Troubadour
354(2)
Global Positioning
356(2)
Come to My Senses!
358(2)
Threnody
360(1)
Trichoschistic (The Notebook)
361(1)
Go Figure
362(6)
from The Asian Notebook
368(10)
I Remember Being Arrested . . .
378(2)
After ``The Simplicity of the Unknown Past''
380(2)
Kontraniki
382(2)
Bury the Skull of a Yak
384(4)
Rogue State
388(1)
Two
389(4)
From Iovis, Book III: The Eternal War (2003)
Yea, I Am Salt
393(7)
``I; Myself'' of Jade Grow Cold
400(7)
Worrying Yr Logos: Conversant You Speak to the Dead
407(7)
Broke the Talk Down
414(18)
A Slice at That
432(11)
War Crime
443(15)
Rasp
458(12)
[Things] Seen Unseen
470(12)
Index of Titles 482(3)
Index of First Lines 485(3)
Anne Waldman's Biography 488(1)
Books and Small Press Editions 489(1)
Anne Waldman
Compact Discs 489(1)
Anne Waldman
Acknowledgments, Photo and Art Credits 490(1)
Funder Acknowledgments 491(3)
In the Room of Never Grieve, the CD (2003) 494