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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Cameron Barnett Cameron Barnett The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water Remember the strength of chlorine, the indoor pool, swim class clinging to the kickboard then jumping from the ledge into the arms of the smiling white lady, only mostly sure she would catch you...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 30–31.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Darren Donate © 2020 Darren Donate 2020 Darren Donate All Boys with Cut Tongues share a mouth a broken jaw the part in the story when someone said: let s make a man out of the boy. some boys make it difficult. hold still they say. no one ever wants to get their tongue plucked but why didn...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 10.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Bryan Tso Jones © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 10 the minnesota review Bryan Tso Jones The Lesson from the Boy’s Mother Japanese men are chauvinist, she declares in that time of night when secrets turn bitter like ghosts...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 3.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Cole Depuy cole.depuy@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 Cole Depuy 2022 Cole Depuy Boys Hominoid carnivores don t eat meat > they eat movement > the rest of us eat > color > our Mom spoons us mushed carrots > we revert to prelinguistic hunger > dsprtly tryng to scrp the air frm our stmchs...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 32–33.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Byron Landry © 2016 Byron Landry 2016 Byron Landry Daddy Hid Fire You ever steal smokes from your daddy. The boy’s hair was sun- blond, brown at the roots. My daddy doesn’t smoke —​the brown- haired boy’s eyes were small in the light. He remembered the box of matches...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 48–52.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and didn’t want the first thing he saw to be his father. Not today. “Wake up, boys.” There was no ignoring that tone, so Eliot opened his eyes. Sherwood leaned against the doorframe, his breath ghosting into the air. Hard as an axe handle, Sherwood had an abundance of black hair on his...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 13–21.
Published: 01 May 2020
... at the local college, which didn t have the resources to store her cadavers, so on Wednesday afternoons, her boy- friend Duke would drive a rattling Animal Control truck up our hill to deliver a fresh batch of euthanized creatures. He once carried a beagle puppy by the scru of its neck to show me; its long...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 45–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jim Whiteside © 2015 Jim Whiteside 2015 Jim Whiteside Scenes 1. The boy leaves you alone in the hotel.       He closes the door, and by the time it latches, he can hear you crying. You’re already feeling sick. This is the version of the story...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 30.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Mia S. Willis © 2021 Mia S. Willis 2021 Mia S. Willis A DESCRIPTIVE GRAMMAR ABOUT GENDER. a. boy and boi are homophones distinguishable only by their context. ex. police officer to my father: where are you coming from, boy? ex. lover s hand to my cheek: where are you coming from, boi...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 48.
Published: 01 May 2021
...L. Renée © 2021 L. Renée 2021 L. Renée sweets the boy was my friend / we were supposed / to go / to the movies / but what he wanted / to see / started after / my curfew / i had a curfew / to keep me safe / i should have / went home early / instead we went to / his home his mom would / be home...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 29–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
... on the hood. Day scans the house, nodding his head in rhythm with the talk radio. Two boys scavenge furniture from the yard. The older one, maybe fourteen, spills down toward us. I caught a copperhead, want to see? Yeah, Day grunts. We trail the boy through...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 8–9.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... to             I asked the bell,about wasif it sorry usedwe was such useifit tongue,its or when done of thishum a lovely year. Outside, gatheredour people sticks go afterto the bell. I wanted something carryto hair so I gatheredand beatour boy’s the ground with it. O When beganthe he wasnew...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 102–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Danez . 2014 . [Insert] Boy . Portland, OR : YesYes Books . Smith Danez . 2017 . Don’t Call Us Dead . Minneapolis, MN : Graywolf Press . Taylor Keeanga-Yamahtta . 2016 . From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation . Chicago : Haymarket Books . TomP . 2014 “ Rev...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 45–46.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Bernardo Wade bernardoraywade@gmail.com © 2022 Bernardo Wade 2022 Bernardo Wade Carver Park, New Orleans I don t know a country in the world that has any rights for angels Sun Ra This court is a cacophony of sneakers losing life to cement. Boys bear their tattooed bodies under a sun...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 36–46.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Daniel Presley Daniel Presley Deimos Your twelfth birthday, was what I said. Sunglasses off, the mall’s arctic ether splashing our faces. I want you to go into a store and pick out anything you want. My boy just turned twelve, an impor- tant number, despite being unprime. All numbers...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 53–55.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 53 54 the minnesota review . . . One summer I coached my son’s t-ball team. Before the season began I imagined once a week at the park with all the best drills I would turn those boys down the road to manhood and that leading them would be my son, my...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 26–44.
Published: 01 May 2014
... numbers. Her first novel, Hand Job, was about a teenage girl in a small town who used her considerable finger dexterity as a pianist to satisfy the various ado- lescent boys who courted her relentlessly, until a carnival came to town and she discovered the love of her life: a transgender pony wran...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 219–230.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Crane’s grim 1901 short story, “A Dark-Brown Dog,” envisions no such upward mobility. His nameless dog is a mutt who encounters an equally nameless boy on a street corner. The dog follows the boy home to a tenement apartment, where the family despises...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
.... No sweets tonight. You be a good boy, and maybe there’ll be sweets tomorrow night.” His big face flushed and crumbled. Sometimes the best way to keep a man in line is to keep him a little bit hungry. Oscar was only two years younger than George, but they were born in different centuries. His papa...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... and pulled back and punched the boy’s face with a half-closed fist and all the love in Boodle’s heart. The boy lay on the pavement. “Jesus Christ,” said someone. Boodle looked in the boy’s eyes. The blood began to flow. The girl, who had appeared, was screaming, throwing herself on the boy. Monk...