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the minnesota review (1 May 2019) 2019 (92): 52.
Published: 01 May 2019
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 43.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Susanna Childress © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Susanna Childress My Father Who art in rural Minnesota, I bear your name. Your kingdom is a fiefdom of weathered souls, not the least of which is Bobby Kennedy, quoting Aeschylus after MLK’s death again and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 51–52.
Published: 01 November 2012
...B. T. Shaw © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 B. T. Shaw The night you bury your father you hope he will visit your dreams, but apparently there’s a final exam in biology. When did you sign up for biology? Fluorescent bulbs flicker, lockers shimmer like...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 33.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marty Cain © 2014 Marty Cain 2014 Marty Cain Father Apologized and his kids were silent. Father cracked his heelbone and his kids were silent. The kids cracked their knuckles. The grass was silent. The father apologized to the grass by taking it between his lips. The grass flossed...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 27.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Sara Watson © 2014 Sara Watson 2014 Sara Watson My Father’s Heart When this marriage proved so much like the last, when this wife too admitted an affair, my father’s heart broke a second time. My father is not afraid of barstools. Once when he was young a barstool grabbed hold of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 41.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Michael Hager 2005 the minnesota review 2005 41 Michael Hager The Wings Of Our Fathers I dream of the men who walk these passages —veins are hallways in the back of hands...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 87–100.
Published: 01 November 2011
... grew up mostly in India and Pakistan. His mother was a Saudi Muslim and his father an Austrian Jew who converted to Islam and became a Muslim scholar. Although he was no longer a believer, Asad became interested in religion and involved in Middle Eastern studies, at least in part in reaction to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 56.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Elise Berrier © 2016 Elise Berrier 2016 Elise Berrier In the Cadaver Lab There lay the cadavers. There lay the cadavers and they settled with purple around their nipples like my father. There lay the cadavers and they sunk in silver lunchboxes in the lab. There lay my father and he...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kirk Schlueter © 2016 Kirk Schlueter 2016 Kirk Schlueter Eschatology Autumn Saturdays, my father and I   chase trains out of town, burning down leaf-strewn roads alongside iron rails and clacking freight.   Eight years old, I huddle in the front seat...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 14.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Rasaq Malik © 2017 Rasaq Malik 2017 Rasaq Malik What They Remember Abdul Rashid remembers his father reading a newspaper at the facade of their house before bullets tore his body, before they came —​ two men, their hands heavy with machine guns, their...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 7.
Published: 01 May 2009
... over beer cans stacked at his elbow. Go to bed, my mother said. It was barely dark, even for November. Let me see that rifle, my father said. He didn’t hunt and kept no guns. I heard him click the safety on. Later, my parents fought. He drinks too much...
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the minnesota review (1 May 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 (1 May 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 (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 32–33.
Published: 01 May 2016
... now is the name you have always been and always lived in in love. Because your hands have been taken by your father’s hands in adop- tion and you cannot now see your hands, the shape of them in his gentle imprint, as appearing as any other. When you touch your face, it is your father’s hands...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 3–4.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Liz N. Clift © 2017 Liz N. Clift 2017 Liz N. Clift 1989 Stamps cost a quarter and on Sunday mornings my father and I made cinnamon rolls. I’d stand on a chair and measure ingredients into my mother’s big green bowl, stir with the wooden spoon, and ghost...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 25.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Carmen Giménez Smith © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 25 Carmen Giménez Smith Moonrock My father stood watch over night’s deficient tidepool: the weight of it so upon him, he locked himself in the car to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 27.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Miz Hefferman © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 Miz Hefferman Drawing a Perfect Circle It’s Tuesday, and my father demands to see the ocean. He needs his shoes. I tell him water is so far, even the thirst in his legs couldn’t carry him there. He closes his eyes and hears waves. He wants...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 4.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Corey Miller Corey Miller The Apocalypse Comes to Coal Country What if the mines shut down and the only coal left is in my father’s lungs? Will EPA paratroopers descend upon him and finally put down the Beast? Will the Smithsonian offer him a swig of formaldehyde...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 30.
Published: 01 November 2016
... sounds / men dropping hammers & picking them up / your father has built enough homes this year to invite everyone over / anyone out drinking tonight who swerves to hit me / who notices the oil stain on my jeans resembling bones / quiets my body’s need to be every inch traffic camera & fluorescent...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 33.
Published: 01 November 2006
... brick house, city water. She becomes a magnifying glass to her brother's ineptness: he who receives $20 for gasoline for visiting their father in the hospital loads up their father's truck with items "he won't know he's missing," good-bye son...