Table of Contents for Shahid Reads His Own Palm


Ghazal
3(1)
Shahid Reads His Own Palm
4(1)
Near Nightfall
5(2)
The Spanish Word for Solitude
7(1)
Two Nightmares
8(1)
How to Make a Knife in Prison
9(2)
Sometimes It's Everything
11(1)
And What if Every Cuss Word Was a Sin
12(1)
In the Yard, Facing the Fences
13(1)
Ghazal
14(1)
Supreme Mathematics
15(1)
Fantasy Girl
16(1)
It Takes the Bus Four Hours to Get There
17(1)
What Your Mother Asks, and What I Never Say
18(1)
A Head Full of Feathers
19(1)
A Father Talks to Himself
20(2)
Love in the Time of Chain-link Fences
22(1)
Dear Augusta
23(2)
Red Onion State Prison
25(1)
Tell This to the People You Love
26(2)
Mariposa
28(1)
When Mathematics Has Nothing to Do with Counting
29(2)
The Day Carlos Jumped from the Top Tier
31(1)
Ode to a Kite
32(1)
In Meathead's Smile
33(1)
Shahid Riffs on Ancestors
34(2)
Dear Isaac
36(1)
Ghazal
37(1)
Juvenile's Letter
38(3)
The Sound of My Mother Crying
41(1)
An Opened Vein
42(1)
Saturdays Waited
43(3)
After Midnight
46(1)
Count Time
47(2)
One Grave
49(2)
Ghazal
51(1)
Exchanging Contraband
52(3)
The Secret Art of Lifting Time
55(1)
Song
56(1)
Texas: Wine Man Speaks
57(1)
A Cell Houses a One-sided War
58(1)
The Honorable Bryant F. Bruce Explains a Life Sentence
59(1)
Gift
60(2)
The Truth About Four Leaf Clovers
62(2)
Prison
64(1)
Winter Hunger
65(1)
Ghazal
66