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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 24–25.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... For nearly un siècle the streets were demolished and then repaved. You called it progress. Once there was such a thing as ch nôm, brush strokes on a page that were as elegant as an egret s neck. My ông c read and wrote like an artist. His language was broken and discarded as were the backs of nameless...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 73–94.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for Rural Areas .” New York Times , October 19 . Kelling George L. Wilson James Q. 1982 . “ Broken Windows: The Police and Neighborhood Safety .” Atlantic , March . www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1982/03/broken-windows/304465/ . Leary Warren E. 1994 . “ Cancer...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 8–9.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Christos Kalli Christos Kalli Elegy for My Grandmother’s Hip My Grandmother’s hip has broken            by the wind, again. Like rainwater on the ground, she has pooled the pavement of the Cypriot stonehouse she stoned herself. Next to her black hair, white tulips everywhere, pushed...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 45–47.
Published: 01 May 2015
... where the elevator is broken, so he takes          the stairs instead. And he asks the man at the desk if he can recommend a good bar,          and the man asks, Where’s your friend? The doors open automatically at his movement. In the parking lot, the boy looks...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... If they were sore, it was the soreness that came from smashing themselves into other things, which was the same soreness that came from shouting one’s name to heaven. They marched along quietly like the survivors of a vanquished host. Hector held his right hand, which was broken, in his left, which...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 147–157.
Published: 01 May 2007
... exchange where one voice does not destroy and eliminate another” (“Stuff” 6-7). 150 the minnesota review properties seen in expatriate writing from other nations, instantiating Rushdie’s famous metaphor of the expatriate writer as always “obliged to deal in broken...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2008
... stop over and play Atari. I could have been no more than nine years old and walking up the street was an adventure. Though Sunday mornings were always quiet, the silence was broken by dogs barking at passing people and cars hitting potholes. In the middle of the block was Johnson...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 125–135.
Published: 01 May 2007
... of place, and whose fate is to help imagine a different kind of Orient and nation. The second is the idea that through imagination and its incarnation in literature disparate parts can be reconciled. The pot is broken, but it is still whole in a moment as, Kipling writes...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 44–52.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., then rolls farther, to the floor below. I tell my sister to call for help, but she’s helpless and afraid. Her eyes are wide, her shoulders shake, her hands cover her mouth to suppress her screams, so I must take the long staircase down alone. The wee woman is broken but she’s not dead. I think I...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 5.
Published: 01 November 2012
... what? I’ve got an awkward bed, and we haven’t met. I’m waiting for his half of my broken necklace,     his phobias like mine,       our codeword. Lightbulbs pop as he goes by in his blue static. I’ve heard buried weeds leap through the pavement where his feet touch. Under pulsing...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 14.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., middle an old brick home for delinquent males dandelion knolls the broken glass walk it was the last summer before part-time we set about losing ourselves in youth taking heed when high schoolers ranked our thighs breasts ass weight body face we ate...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 39.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of thunder  of the cellar  of Everything she ever bought you in lavender. The bat from the attic, wings broken like umbrella spokes. Lullabies, the cream quietly curdling on the table. This rubber summer. A miraculous medal in the glove box. Treatable symptoms...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 46–47.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Alan Britt © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Alan Britt Ebb & Flow So, the earth wobbles; mud escapes its universal womb. That’s it? Broken window stained with transmission fluid. Cold, cold room, ice-blue sheets snapped to attention...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 6.
Published: 01 November 2007
... used as chum in the water, soapy as factory discharge. Like smashed plates, the broken slag, In these shadows of gulls and homeless women and children. At dusk even the salmon grew ravenous in the super-heated river. Bruised, festered, eyeless—faces blown half off. ...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 57.
Published: 01 November 2014
... rhythm there. Later, when that neck goes cold we’ll think our hearts have broken; it’s easy to get confused amid those tears. Amid those chemicals and machinery, nothing truly human. Which is why we have this private club and why, in secrecy, we hold our...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 2.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... A piece of crystal broken off from the original idea of light. Then she gets introspective and lies on the rug. We’re surrounded by books and in each a poet holds the sun in some sort of basket then his or her skull starts to glow. One more minaret to the mind. When my...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 6.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Carrie Shipers © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 the minnesota review Carrie Shipers War Stories Days, in the factory that killed his father, he blocked caps with crooked fingers, knuckles smashed flat or ridged from being broken...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 79–83.
Published: 01 November 2023
... starling with a broken heart, and many others falling from the skies? 82 the minnesota review They found a broken heart, ruptured liver, and blood, blood where it shouldn t be, even in such a tiny body. And there, from red-wrecked lungs, emerged the green seeds of the story: a common song of madness...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 35.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kathryn Merwin © 2016 Kathryn Merwin 2016 Kathryn Merwin Sear History repeats itself, skipping like a broken cassette, slim reels torn from the gut       and suddenly, gone. Nothing exists       unless somebody writes it, folds it       between fingers...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 30–31.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Darren Donate 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 t they stop after nailing...