1-20 of 101 Search Results for

bird

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (91): 41–42.
Published: 01 November 2018
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 18–19.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Melinda Wilson © 2014 Melinda Wilson 2014 Melinda Wilson Dance for Me You Six-Plumed Bird of Paradise So I take off even my socks, climb onto the countertop and mimic beauty like I’m not a bag stuffed with gizzard and bone. But it doesn’t feel right...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 18–22.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Michelle Donahue Copyright © 2019 Michelle Donahue 2019 Michelle Donahue A Complete Birding Guide for Montana I found the bird the day my daughter lost her words. She opened her mouth, eyes unblinking and innocent as the cows in the meadow. How strange and instinctive to ascribe innocence...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 13–14.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Timothy Kercher © 2011 Timothy Kercher 2011 Timothy Kercher The Birds and the Bees Shells have been found with holes, sparkly pigments indicating Neanderthals used to wear makeup. I don’t like my wife to wear any but makeup in this moment has serious...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 55.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Timothy Otte © 2015 Timothy Otte 2015 Timothy Otte When acting as a wave There is a giant curled in the belly of the earth, and another giant curled around the first. And in the heart of the inner giant are a man, a woman, and a small bird. The bird is in the hands of the woman...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 4–9.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., so these birds probably don’t use hearing to find food. But turkey vultures do minnesota review 80 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2016544  © 2013 Katie Fallon 4 Fallon  5 tend to roost together and feed together at carcasses; it made sense...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 1.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the first. And in the heart of the inner giant are a man, a woman, and a small bird. The bird is in the hands of the woman. The woman holds her hands out to the man. The woman asks if the bird in her hands is alive or dead. The man doesn’t know. The giants know and cannot say. The giants hope...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Paul Robert Chesser © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Paul Robert Chesser The Widening Gyre Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus): An Arctic bird of prey of the family Falconidae, the gyrfalcon is the world’s largest falcon with an adult height of two feet (60 cm) and a five...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 39.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Crystal S. Gibbins © 2016 Crystal S. Gibbins 2016 Crystal S. Gibbins Grass Dancer: A Prayer Prairie open in me where winter comes too early, freezes grass, freezes leaves, blows away birds, blows across rivers Prairie open in me where I’ve...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 5.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Lauren J. Roberts © 2016 Lauren J. Roberts 2016 Lauren J. Roberts Report in Left Desk Drawer I whipped a bush with my jump rope, and all of the birds flew out to a tree. First day home. I’m asked to stop drinking. Dollhouse, meltwater sound from the heater, melt, my hand...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 11.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Paul Nemser © 2013 Paul Nemser 2013 Paul Nemser My Aunt Remembers Whose desire, Mama, drove a fiddle like a bird out of a thicket and across the sea, thinking only of beautiful claws? Papa, who made arks of baling wire and balsa and tied up the Yiddish books...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 24.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Sarah Taban Copyright © 2021 Sarah Taban 2021 Sarah Taban suppose I had left then with creatures I loved draped around me, begging a bird to stay from flight, a cat from its prey contorted under my shirt. It is almost as if I am still there, paused in my childhood, a bigger animal than...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 13.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the azimuth above the eyes, my father’s forehead or my wife’s forehead but you know they just look into the ground. I’m against gum chewing. But I do like the songs of birds and the way they bathe in dust and everything is OK and I’m not like the others so I just thank God for that one. I stay out...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2010
... down to a rope fray and flopping down next to Kiley in our small, bony bed. I’ll admit, passion’s a bird flown off long ago. But love, that’s a bigger bird, y’know? Where’s Kiley now, I wonder. Halfway to forever without me. And Calvin? He ain’t got much time...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 153–162.
Published: 01 November 2014
... protagonist, witnesses two men “leading a huge bird on a leash —​no, on a rope —​a bird with blue-green iridescent plumes like a peagret. But this bird has the head of a woman” (350). The bird- woman —​and here the woman and animal converge as figures of dis- posable life2 —​is Ren, and the novel...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 171–182.
Published: 01 November 2009
... would be much more readily interested in what you had to tell him about “Birds that Eat Grasshoppers” than in a more scholarly and better presented talk on “Mating Habits of the Australian Auk.” The factor of interest plays a large part in the business of communication...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 14–16.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in the Pacific we had always imagined to be so far beyond our physical and financial reach? We were awoken just before dawn by a dense sound cloud of birds, their clamor filling our darkened hotel room as if they were inside it. So many of them, yet they were invisible in the unlit branches just beyond our...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 2005
... work for women faculty has actually increased as administrators pass on this "infusion" work to women's and gender studies faculty (Bird, Litt, and Wang 194-206). Thus, tenure-track and tenured women often take up the slack created by downsized, depleted faculty numbers, at the same time...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 38–41.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., she tells him, we will make fried potato-cod balls. Bacalhau. Dr. Dot asked about you. Kaju says. Oh? And that is the end of that. The grey hairs pop up daily and Mamou yanks them out for the birds to build nests with. Do you think we should burn them in case the birds don t take them? Kaju asks...
Journal Article
the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 27–33.
Published: 01 November 2007
... of the familia not here; El Viejo y La Tata, m’brothers Little Neal, Red Bird, and Nandito Brown. And la baby Nena, too.” Drinks disappear, refilled again. Tío Chu lights a cigarette, then begins his well-worn story that I could recite word-for-word. “Did I ever tell youse about the time I...