Flamenco at the Thirsty Bear. Jim Gunshinan (flamenco dancers, guitarist)
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“Jim Gunshinan’s poems about leaving the priesthood, about American boyhood and manhood, love and death, are openhearted and wry and honest—a soul’s journey readers are invited to follow.”
                                                                                                             —Kim Addonizio
Cover photo by Amitava Sarkar courtesy of austin flamenco



   • The Artificial Heart
 • Heroes
 • Geography Lessons
 • Blue Cornflowers
 • Living by Water
 • Upon This Rock
 • The Man Dad Brought Home
    from the War
 • Physics
     • Black and White
 • Not the Mom We Were Used To
 • Nothing Sacred
 • Spring
 • Transformation
 • Please Straighten That Up
 • Up from Depression
 • What the Body Wants
     • Compassion
 • Commute
 • Kiss Me
 • Starter Castles
 • Flamenco at the Thirsty Bear
 • A Nature Poem
 • Portrait of a Woman from the
   Gardens of Egypt in the First Century