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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 27.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Maryanne Hannan © 2015 Maryanne Hannan 2015 Maryanne Hannan Eureka! Corner Drugstore, Slushy March Afternoon The clerk rings up my two prescriptions, super-strength cough syrup, Aloe-treated tissues, and a $6.99 “Sincere Sympathy on the Loss of Your Mother” card for a friend...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 47.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., unemployed, pollute the sidewalks. There are feet in shoes in closets in corners of rotating spheres. The light in the eyes of diving owls hunting dead stars. Quiet. Everyone at once, at maximum volume, in perfect harmony, be quiet. ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 6.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rage Hezekiah © 2016 Rage Hezekiah 2016 Rage Hezekiah My First Job Eight years old, in a well-worn soccer uniform, I wrapped an empty coffee can with bright paper, stood outside the corner store, asking for donations. Kind neighbors, unknowing...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 36–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
... corner of an inch. Once a day we have our time away from one another. Sheep brain sits windowsill and I outside so we are glass and Venetian blind apart. I watch for extinct deer. I imagine one might wobble from the Conoco on spindly legs. Usually this is a big enough day...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 45.
Published: 01 May 2012
... does one lose pi-squared and square-corners, and what’s the secret to eating a kernel of corn as if it were just corn? minnesota review 78 (2012) DOI 10.1215/0026 5667-1550608  © 2012 Janée J. Baugher 45 ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 43.
Published: 01 November 2012
... again, such a tender corner on the truth, not long before his own violent passing. How could it mean what I want it to mean? Your will is done, here, Mother cowering in the doorframe and two-thirds of the children about to let go the cupboard doors with a bang. We...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 1.
Published: 01 May 2013
... living room. I stood outside holding the door. Did a goose just walk into my house? It turned a corner and went into the hallway to the bedroom. I stepped inside. “I’m following a goose into my house,” I said out loud as I did. I walked through the living room, turned into the hall just in time...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 4.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and a homey corner? Might coal barons, citing English folklore, force dung down his windpipe and wait for more coal to sprout? Perhaps a union will bamboozle him into dying for the cause, then hail him as a Tolpuddle Martyr, or a ringmaster will whisk him away, teach...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 52.
Published: 01 May 2014
... in the world. You are backpacking around a spired and bleak-skied European city. On each corner, pigeons and statuary. Each stone mouth reminds you of the lover you left across an ocean and a dozen rivers, the lover who might be, probably is, thinking of you as you order...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 3.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Sarah Carson © 2015 Sarah Carson 2015 Sarah Carson What We Do in Vehicle City We live in a world now where anything can happen, in a town too big for just one sister city, street corners so full of possibilities boys spin in circles; their fathers decided this place was not enough...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 39.
Published: 01 May 2016
... apt for disaster but trapped under rib of heart, peeled from throats of birds Prairie open at the stoplight, bank line, black jack, Phat Cat video rental, corner location the neighborhood kids call Murder...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 13.
Published: 01 November 2006
... a recruit in the wreckage of throwaway toys and broken projects. Swivel your head round to see cheer in a corner. March to a skinny drumbeat you'll hear when it rattles, like twigs on a hillside shelf. ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 33.
Published: 01 November 2006
...; contaminated well-water; and a small girl in the corner of the livingroom on Christmas morning with her battered babydoll, her brother at the tree, unwrapping a brand new hunting rifle. She escapes for a job as a chef, a...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 21.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Paul Tyler © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 21 Paul Tyler Feeding Rena Three times a day we gather them from chairs, or corners, moving Rena last. Stuck in permanent squat, she is a rusty jackknife...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 22.
Published: 01 May 2007
... as witching— the bucket and broom girl slips into the silence of your private chambers circles the four corners to banish and purify the remains of meals and baths where hairs stick to toilet seats skin flakes breed into dust...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2011
... three white-washed crosses from his seat in the minivan, picturing the smaller one on the corner where he plays catch. It’s wreathed in flowers, wilting photographs, stiff flags, and handmade dolls. minnesota review 77 (2011) DOI 10.1215/0026 5667-1422535  © 2011 Ross...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 48.
Published: 01 November 2011
... see if I’ll wade across our river. I lick the black corners of your ears; one agent shoots my shoulder. I wonder if you could take them down while you’re on top of me, put them in a box somewhere. I tell you I am desert, my face cracks, reptiles hide in my shadows, my hair grows because the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 44–45.
Published: 01 November 2015
... really do carry knives into stores, into homes we can’t afford, into the chests of people we don’t even know, as I lick the sweat off this ice cream I bought at the corner. ...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 18.
Published: 01 November 2006
... to cornered wolverine protecting its young! On to the pinnacle: creature whose name shall not be uttered, who swoops down at any moment, lightning-quick, to strike at babies & nuns & red cross volunteers. O the fun to be had at summer camp—morning bugle brass glinting in the sun, daddy...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 31–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
... are old luck lost in gain, corners meting out damask. In a country that ignores its history, bolts a door behind the present, preferring the seductive touch of myth, there is no fame for the faultless average, diligent poverty, evangels of duty...