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the minnesota review (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...
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the minnesota review (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...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 33–37.
Published: 01 May 2020
... house she sees the kitchen door is open and a giant mouse is trying to squeeze through into the hallway. She runs down the hall, grabs her umbrella, and bashes the mouse on its nose. e mouse backs away and she slams the door shut and pushes an old cardigan in the gap under the door (just in case...
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the minnesota review (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 (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 (2007) 2007 (68): 35–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
... 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, they told...
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the minnesota review (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 more...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 50–51.
Published: 01 May 2021
... diner is dedicated to lights fairy lights, bare light bulbs, office fluorescents, chande- liers, and so on and there s a strict nudity policy because it is so hot and bright that guests can and should tan, flocking like giant moths. Nearby is a diner brimming with potted plants. They vary in size from...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 10–11.
Published: 01 May 2013
... 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 a rat pissing...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the Waverly Giant in my knit blue hat it is as though the store is meeting me again, hair bound for the first time this is not a smart time to start Our Three Winners will be killed next month and I, with my hijab will look like one of them I will remember crossing back to Homewood, exhaling heavily across...
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the minnesota review (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...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Balthaser. Works Cited 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...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 44–46.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and 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 (2020) 2020 (95): 32–40.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in the basement, stuff that gives us night- mares. Killers with masks, with claws, with giant smiles on their faces. The kind of stuff my mother would not let us watch if only she took a moment to realize what it is we do down here. But Marnie and I like these movies. We like that in the end someone always gets...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 8–10.
Published: 01 May 2021
... still doesn t get it, that he never will. Hank carries his large body tall, broad shoulders, giant belly, a wide face to the front door. He locks it, turns the sign to Closed, and then fixes himself on a stool behind the counter. He stares at the TV. Everyone in town knows this diner is all Hank has...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 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 (2014) 2014 (83): 4–16.
Published: 01 November 2014
... 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 enough...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 33–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... 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. Bev told me I may as well stop spraying because they aren’t going anywhere, I’ll just end up...
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the minnesota review (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 (2013) 2013 (80): 160–164.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and runs far and plays disc golf and teaches creative writing at Ball State University. He just dropped Fog Gorgeous Stag (Publishing Genius) and a flash fic- tion collection with other authors, They Could No Longer Contain Themselves(Rose Metal), on the world. He writes for HTML Giant. He...