Title Page, Copyright

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pp. i-viii

Contents

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pp. ix-x

I

Buddha Reveals the Apocalypse to the Cowboy

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pp. 3-15

Evening Lounge

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pp. 4-5

The Path

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pp. 6-18

The Ten Thousand

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pp. 7-19

A Dream of Emptiness

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pp. 8-20

Tsunami

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pp. 9-21

Leaves

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pp. 10-22

Walking with Snakes

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pp. 11-23

A Monk’s Ode to Guan Yin

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pp. 12-24

Guan Yin’s Treatise on Compassion

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pp. 13-14

II

Damascus

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pp. 17-29

Flying

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pp. 18-30

If You Tell

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pp. 19-31

The Ancestors Speak to the Cowboy

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pp. 20-32

Interpretation of Tongues

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pp. 21-33

The Ancestors Explain How Envy Grew

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pp. 22-34

Scapegoat

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pp. 23-35

Elegy for the Appaloosa’s Mother

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pp. 24-36

Against Forgiveness

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pp. 25-37

The Government of Nature

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pp. 26-28

III

For James

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pp. 31-43

The Pantry

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pp. 32-33

Germany, in the Fifties

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pp. 34-46

In the Park with My Grandchildren

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pp. 35-47

Remember

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pp. 36-37

At Lake Montebello with James

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pp. 38-50

Scrapple

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pp. 39-40

When My Heart Failed

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pp. 41-53

In Raleigh’s Brownstone Hotel

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pp. 42-54

On Hearing Beethoven’s Moonlight

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pp. 43-55

Looking Up from the Naked Bed

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pp. 44-56

The Touched

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pp. 45-57

The Untouched

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pp. 46-58

In Good Samaritan Hospital

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pp. 47-59

Driving South from Salem

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pp. 48-60

With My Family at Dinner on Easter Sunday

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pp. 49-61

Evensong at Christ Church

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pp. 50-62

Washing the Car with My Father

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pp. 51-63

Petunias

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pp. 52-64

Cold Mountain

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pp. 53-54

IV

Passing through Indian Territory

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pp. 57-69

Predators

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pp. 58-70

Weeping Willow

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pp. 59-71

1963

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pp. 60-72

Drowning

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pp. 61-73

A Nightmare

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pp. 62-74

To Those Who Would Awaken

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pp. 63-75

The One Song of He Nan Monastery

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pp. 64-76

Notes

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pp. 65-66

Acknowledgments

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pp. 67-68