Table of Contents for Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah


1 Old Backdrops Dark
How Mamas Begin Sometimes
1(1)
Still Life with Toothpick
2(1)
Keep Saying Heaven and It Will
3(1)
Before Orphan Unearthed the Mirror
4(1)
Fixing on the Next Star
5(1)
One Way to Run from It
6(1)
Annie Pearl, Upward
7(2)
Otis and Annie, Annie and Otis
9(5)
June 25, 1955
14(1)
Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah
15(2)
Chicago
17(2)
Tenzone
19(3)
3315 W. Washington, 3A
22(1)
Alliance
23(4)
2 We Shined Like The New Things We Were
A Colored Girl Will Slice You If You Talk Wrong about Motown
27(2)
Annie Pearl's Arethabops
29(3)
True That
32(1)
Shedding
33(1)
Laugh Your Troubles Away!
34(3)
The Boss of Me
37(4)
3 Learning To Subtract
Ooo, Baby, Baby
41(2)
First Friction
43(1)
Speculation
44(3)
Jumping Doubledutch
47(1)
Minus One. Minus One More
48(1)
And Now the News: Tonight the Soldiers
49(2)
Have Soul and Die
51(2)
Next. Next
53(4)
4 Mad At My Whole Damn Face
Ain't but One Way Heaven Makes Sense
57(1)
Tavern. Tavern. Church. Shuttered tavern
58(2)
Sanctified
60(1)
An All-Purpose Product
61(3)
Baby of the Mistaken Hue
64(1)
Because
65(2)
What Garfield Park Kept Saying
67(2)
To Keep from Saying Dead
69(3)
13 Ways of Looking at 13
72(7)
Dear Jimmy Connoll
79(2)
Carnie
81(1)
Guess Who's Closest to Heaven
82(2)
His for the Taking
84(1)
Dirty Diana
85(1)
An Open Letter to Joseph Peter Naras
86(1)
An Open Letter to Joseph Peter Naras, Take 2
87(4)
5 Wait
An Open Letter to Joseph Peter Naras, Take 3
91(1)
Asking for a Heart Attack
92(2)
Hip-hop Ghazal
94(1)
Looking to See How the Eyes Inhabit Dark, Wondering about Light
95(2)
Thief of Tongues
97(4)
Motown Crown
101