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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 51.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Verónica Reyes © 2014 Verónica Reyes 2014 Verónica Reyes Bad Flower What a bad flower I am Tsk, tsk, bad florecita So many bad florecitas Blooming out in callejoncillos Blossoming in glittery jardines Blooming out in dusty fronteras Blossoming in...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 45.
Published: 01 May 2012
... open heart, open like the inscrutable desires of children at play. The skips to skipping stones at a riverbed —​ discovering insects and frogs as freely as yellow in flowers, a yellowing flower, a flow of yells, the yells of yellows. Kneaded dough rests under sifted...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 42.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Kelly Forsythe © 2011 Kelly Forsythe 2011 Kelly Forsythe Leaving Pittsburgh in June The petal burns. Pollen leaves a slant of gold, my wrist heats up with rash. It tore up my arm. When I left you brought flowers to the airport. I took all the...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 3.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Into little bowls of dye. Twilight Zone On the television. Shadows on the sun- Flower wallpaper.        And I open my eyes —​ I am rocking on the porch. The garden Laddered with light; my wife kneeling In the black plums, the tarpaper leaves, The matted wigs of...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 17.
Published: 01 May 2013
... camera: her head a bobbing black poppy, rubbery stem, the flesh of her arms deliquescing. If her skin were the throat of a rose, what insects would wrestle there? Light stuffs a flower of pain in her mouth. The man burns her nakedness into rag paper, light repeating like a pollen flown over the...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 44.
Published: 01 May 2013
... moment let’s say something is cutting into my side —​ a metaphoric girdle. I am a building and I am music. Bones buckle under my weight. I cry a counterweight. Flowers are a certain color. Now a confession: I’m a pedal-phile and I think authority comes in code. We hotel a hundred times. We motel...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 23.
Published: 01 May 2014
... confused light with the matted grasses and blackened leaves below the field of ice where I blow on cold coals in a pit of ash and bone. Let it come from the calcium veins branching under graveyards, be root-sucked into breathing green, feed, flower this brain to see...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 20.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the grass and flowers, like a lamb. minnesota review 83 (2014) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2781464  © 2014 Matthew Yeager 20 ...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 27–28.
Published: 01 May 2015
... another world: plum flowers and Chinese lilies. It would be a secret —​flowers long dead from the snow pulled forth from some magic elsewhere, a hole in the ground marked by a piece of wood used to measure the height of the tomato vines, vines long since shriveled and iced over. In the hole we...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 19.
Published: 01 November 2015
... susceptible to anymore O Lord O Master addresses to abstractions I want to love & you are surely no abstraction O Love kept awake the past two nights by a vociferous port-o-potty door the small things that make me believe in God à la Therese of Lisieux the little flower...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 9.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer © 2016 Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer 2016 Rosa Walling-Wefelmeyer Solar Plexus (my mother is away again) In your absence I twitch at your bedsheets, clutching yellow to me, snuffling for your wild smell in their tessellated flowers. Please come back, I hiss at your...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 52.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Emma Bolden © 2017 Emma Bolden 2017 Emma Bolden After Twenty Years of Trying I Decided to Be I sorried. I slept & sheeped. I was under the line of an aimed gun. I became ages ago. I slept & sorrowed, our lady, a flower petaled over the edge of the bicycle lane. I had nowhere to...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 30.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Veronica Kuhn Veronica Kuhn Self-Portrait as Lollipops That Grow into Plants after You re Done Eating Them Welcome to the leftover forest of me. At your feet, you ll see the aster in flower, once my first stick of gum. That cypress to the north came from pink angora wool, which never reached full...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 19.
Published: 01 May 2014
... you can’t leave that man, you can’t stop writing to him. I took flowers to your grave and thread it with yellow. I said a prayer I didn’t believe in, I felt your hand in my hand. I felt all those men and the centuries of women spurned between us. minnesota review 82...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 53.
Published: 01 November 2016
... sweaters darned for her six younger siblings. All those beatings by her mother with a washboard or wooden spoon. Her father, the cantor, practicing for Shabbat service, Oseh shalom bimromav, hu ya’aseh shalom aleinu. At the Monroeville Mall she bought me my first purse, flowered and pink with a...
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the minnesota review (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 (2013) 2013 (80): 59–60.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... In lieu of all horizon —​as if anyone can take it in, in its entirety —​ he’d see a swath of bright, bright green, white flowers in the summer, rosy berries in the fall —​pardes, I think, alongside sky, the empty infinite, the end- lessness his property entitles him...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 45.
Published: 01 May 2005
... pollen drifting off the flowers in the old woman's stand by the train station, a boy in a brilliant green shirt is painting his face with white paint, in the empty music case he will use to catch coins is the ghost of his sisters viola, and as he moves speechless, the whiteness of his face tells...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 12–18.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Down the well the little girl I do not remember I pushed my Father Nothing to cry about —​there’s plenty of water there Hardly no one held me even the arms of the law At breakfast Father what have you done 18 the minnesota review They put flowers on my grave. They cover my drawings with...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 2–3.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Daniel Biegelson © 2020 Daniel Biegelson 2020 Daniel Biegelson The Sea as Far as We Know Once upon a time an egg and a chicken and a tadpole and a frog and a seed and a flower and a caterpillar and a chrysalis and a butterfly appeared as referents or walked or swam or sprang or crawled or...