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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 1.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Timothy Otte © 2015 Timothy Otte 2015 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Timothy Otte When acting as a particle There is a giant curled in the belly of the earth, and another giant curled around the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 55.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Timothy Otte © 2015 Timothy Otte 2015 Timothy Otte When acting as a wave There is a giant curled in the belly of the earth, and another giant curled around the first. And in the heart of the inner giant are a man, a woman, and a small bird. The bird is in the hands of the woman. The...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 24.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Jeffrey H. MacLachlan © 2013 Jeffrey H. MacLachlan 2013 Jeffrey H. MacLachlan The Vanishing Child I’m leading you to her. Pay attention to what I’m saying. Doesn’t the night sky look like a giant one-way mirror? As a child, we’d go to the planetarium for school trips and create water...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., his body peppered black and blue with blows until the bent boy escaped via the Mississippi on a light-littered steamboat, its giant wheel just the juju and propulsion needed to heal the nuance of a genius whose rules are its own, and those last quiet notes with the crowd so still you could hear...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 49–50.
Published: 01 May 2014
... for citrine. * A giant water bug is also known as a “toe-biter”; in Florida, as an “alligator tick”; in Nevada, as the “great horned whatthefuck”; in the Marais Poitevin region, as “Claude”; and in Thailand as Maeng Daa, with plum sauce for dipping. * 400 million years in, ammonites wonder what...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 15–16.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Dennis Scott Herbert © 2016 Dennis Scott Herbert 2016 Dennis Scott Herbert Mermaid Every day I sit in the open mouth of a giant clam. At nights a bright, wide spotlight beams directly on me. And I shimmer and glow like gold in the middle of Fantasy Cove Putt Putt. During the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 35–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
... playground equipment, the closest thing they could find to the voting machines. When asked what they hoped to accomplish by their measured tuggings on swingset chains or active working of the piece that has that giant handle you can move up and down...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2010
... scatter like blackbirds and I am kneeling half-blind in the water when a chill-shadow covers me, a silhouette horse rearing, its stockinged hooves thrashing, and I make out its belly and chest and neck and giant head and I know I should not be here and I should...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Des Moines, I pull into a brightly lit gas station. The baby is asleep in the car. My wife buys a big Aquafina water. I fill up the car in the freezing wind, then run inside for matches to light a smoke. We’d left Scheels —​a giant sporting-goods chain filled with holiday-dazed...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 48–51.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Michael R. Schrimper © 2017 Michael R. Schrimper 2017 Michael R. Schrimper The Sunken Ship “Here we are, in the waters off the coast of Hawaii, watching my uncle enter that sunken ship. It is a giant brown ship balancing precariously on a ledge. Behind me, my mother is seething...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 160–164.
Published: 01 May 2013
... writes for HTML Giant. He blogs at seanlovelace.com. Christian Nagle has published or has forthcoming poetry, essays, translations, interviews, and prose fiction in Paris Review, Esquire, Raritan, Southwest Review, Partisan Review, New England Review, Antioch Review, Measure, TLR, Kyoto...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 49–61.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., snapping gum, mouthing things. "What?" he said, shouting over the engines baritone drone, the wind flapping in the windows like a sheet. "I love the Giant Slide!" "I don't think it's open!" "Let's ride it!" "Let's just make the delivery and go! We're on a schedule...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Dargis, Monohla. “Meet Your New Farmer: Hungry Corporate Giant.” New York Times 12 June 2009. Mackey, John. “The Whole Foods Alternative to Obamacare.” Wall Street Journal 11 Aug. 2009. Magdoff, Fred, and Brian Tokar, eds. Agriculture and Food in...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 174–180.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Poetry and published in Sep- tember 2012. Marty Cain is originally from Vermont. He received his BA from Hamilton College, and he is currently an MFA candidate at the Uni- versity of Mississippi. His writing has appeared in The Journal, HTML Giant, Rattle, PANK, and elsewhere. Portia Elan...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 61–64.
Published: 01 November 2007
... prestigious conferences is fiscally inefficient and intellectually unsatisfying. Enter the internet. Mind you, I am no John Perry Barlow, who Yahoo dubbed “the Thomas Jefferson of Cyberspace” for this declaration: Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 49–60.
Published: 01 November 2011
... holds a tuft beneath that giant ring. “You have such beautiful hair though, babe.” “Hey, watch it,” he says, ducking away. “You’re gonna cut my head open with that thing.” She shoves her left hand into her pocket as quickly as she can, a knee-jerk reaction it seems like, but she can’t...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 33–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... “Do you ever wonder if this is heaven, right here?” I ask Ivan. He lets out a funny little laugh that makes me see how his wife could love him. At that very moment a cockroach skitters up the wall. The cockroaches in my building are so big they look like giant figs...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 4–16.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., arduous work, but it turned out to be effective. In little over an hour, he managed to squish the marshmallow–peanut butter substance into a giant, worldly clump of gooey matter posing as a soul, which he put in the freezer for another hour, not so long that it became like concrete, but long...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 33–45.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the screaming throng of flailing inmates running in my direction, for we were standing in front of the exit. This way to the giant egress, folks. A sympathetic door suddenly swung open, my two friends and I linked arms, and we ran out into the corridor. To our left...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 163–171.
Published: 01 November 2014
... attempt to separate from the appropriateness of genre. For example, let us send out a radio wave in all directions encoding the following transmission: this is not a radio wave. Or make giant floating lakes of water outside earth’s orbit and send them on their way to some unknown thirsty...