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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2014
... hands. Guard feathers obscured the chest, but his bullet had torn a red void out its back. A wing flapped. Turning the bird over with his boot, he saw it was a mature bald eagle. He grinned. It died then. With a dull hammer, Sull nailed the eagle to the side of the barn, a derelict creamery...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 231–242.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Aren’t: Animals in New York City On top of the cantilevered entrance to Marcel Breuer’s Whitney Museum of American Art, an elegant modernist box, rests an unruly eagle’s nest (Fig. 1). Made of interlocking sticks and approximately six feet in diameter, this biological artifact...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 28.
Published: 01 November 2017
... one duck after another until they tumble out of the sky like a rain of feathered boots. Supply trucks show up with crates of fresh ammuni­ tion. When there are no more ducks left, I shoot all the owls, then all the flamingos and the bald eagles. My brother won’t eat any of the dead. He keeps...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 22–23.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Andrew McSorley © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Andrew McSorley Hunting Poy Sippi Swamp My father tows the light of early morning through Fremont’s oil glazed glare, a rainbow of swamp fumes following like a halo. Eagles trace creases in the sky...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in a plastic egg at the drugstore for fifty cents. I got an old carpet remnant rolled up in the corner. It could have some cat pee on it, but I say that just adds to it. Going to be a piece for all the senses, and Lord knows a sense of smell is a right powerful thing. An eagle will hang from...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2010
... to hide his hairy body, but he rises from the river like Great Medicine itself, his voice growling like a wolf as it eats—a brave white man at last—so I freeze and let him fire his bullets but they will not have me, they fly by whistling as if notes played through an eagle-bone flute...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 160–164.
Published: 01 May 2013
...- zines, including The Bark, Fourth Genre, River Teeth, Ecotone, Appa­ lachian Heritage, Tusculum Review, and elsewhere. Her essay “Hill of the Sacred Eagles” was a finalist in Terrain.org’s 2011 essay contest, and she has been nominated several times for a Pushcart Prize. She has taught creative...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 153–158.
Published: 01 November 2006
... which included our national motto for the newly formed Republic. In 1782 they settled on the familiar image of the American bald eagle with a red, white, and blue shield at its breast, thirteen white stars on a blue field above its head, and, clenched in its beak, a ribbon bearing the words E...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 4–9.
Published: 01 May 2013
... accustomed to the sound of human voices. Most diurnal raptors —​ hawks, eagles, falcons —​do not seem overly concerned about noises. They live in very visual worlds, relying on their excellent eyesight to find prey and evade danger. In general, our hawks are far more con- cerned about balloons, kites...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 32–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... watched an eagle dive-bomb the river and come up empty-handed. “I guess you should do whatever you need to do,” he said. “It’s not about me,” I said. “It’s about the family.” He stood and wiped off his pants. I took his silence for assent. For lunch, Dad made ham and cheese...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., telemarketer, and sign-spinner (a degrading occupation that involved you advertising dirt cheap cell phones for a discount electronics retailer, All-American Communica- tions, by twirling a sign on the corner of a busy intersection dressed in an eagle costume because patriotism). On the coffee table...