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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 113–136.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of a rising China. The GDP fetish and economic developmentalism have been the backbone of the pragmatic policies of the Chinese Communist Party since reform, but three decades of economic achievement have not bolstered the leadership’s political self-confidence, let alone their vision and courage for...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 23.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Kevin González © 2006 the minnesota review 2006 Kevin Gonzalez Flat American Waltz These hard plastic seats are taking us into the black air. Let's all believe in the place where the black smoke of the bus assimilates, curling up, each strand a...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 23.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jay Udall © 2014 Jay Udall 2014 Jay Udall Blessing of the Beasts Let it rise from the windowless houses in which chickens sit their entire brief lives in darkness, wing to wing, breasts bred so heavy they struggle to walk, stop trying. Let it lift them into...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 35.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Brett Elizabeth Jenkins © 2015 Brett Elizabeth Jenkins 2015 Brett Elizabeth Jenkins Monologue during Demon Possession Let’s just think about this for a second. Shut up! Just let me think. Okay, make a list of the embarrassing stuff you might want me to get rid of if things go south...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2017
... moment use my shoes as pillows and whisper evening prayers into the soles so they follow me the next day use my shoes as pillows and let the heels dig into my face so when i return everyone will see the countries I have crossed use my...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 7.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that looks like anvil going to drop on neighbors? I have recipe for happiness, and it is this: forget blueprints, rubber masks, bombs like great, black cherries. Forget even Fearless Leader and his dusty monocle. Let us go, let us take walk and I will show you all of dead...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 8.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rachel Michelle Hanson © 2016 Rachel Michelle Hanson 2016 Rachel Michelle Hanson Left in the Ground At the take-out on Hualapai land I lie down in the creek bed, let warm water wash Colorado silt from my skin, loosen my week-old braid, stretch sore fingers...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 45.
Published: 01 November 2017
... nostalgia peddler, editing books that let history shine a less grotesquely violent light. His revised blame. My shameful quiet. A rusted padlock. The flooded ground. minnesota review 89 (2017) DOI 10.1215/00265667-4175965  © 2017 Stevie Edwards...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 54.
Published: 01 November 2016
... and her protests are sweet and sticky like grape soda, so I let her have it her way. We waste the afternoon on corn syrup and fizz and I buy her a package of peppermints. minnesota review 87 (2016) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3630808  © 2016 Elizabeth O’Brien...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 55.
Published: 01 November 2016
... nightmare. Had you swum to me a man rather than a memory I would have drawn up your heart cavity out of the sea so that it could brittle in the sun and let off allowing you to properly stretch toward that materializing island. A woman...
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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 November 2013) 2013 (81): 3.
Published: 01 November 2013
... going to seed. I let them. After the day on the haystacks,   weeks after, there was the wheat you couldn’t eat, but we cracked and laughed at. Are you here with me   when I hold you? Am I me to you, or someone else? I don’t want to sleep with you,   white...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 31.
Published: 01 November 2014
... shouts GIVE A DOG A BONE! Bones: just an earthly shell, one lady shrugged. All here, all trying to live with, reassure each other. We don’t let the dead end up in the public works chipper, a cop said. minnesota review 83 (2014) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2781560  © 2014 Jill...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 20.
Published: 01 May 2007
... corn, a con artist content to hustle the aisles of the neighbourhood grocery store. with maliced bliss you let cuts of meat molder, make the milk curdle, gorge yourself on rotten fruit, on gouging money from the honest veins of customers and...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2012
... injustice, the ozone layer’s bald spot, the taxes you’re paying and the rich not. Find me someone with no feelings to share, no grievances to grease, no love’s lost beach house lease. Let the birds bellyache the break of day, waves rave their usual balderdash, I just want...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 55.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Doug Paul Case © 2015 Doug Paul Case 2015 Doug Paul Case I Want to Sleep with Aaron Schock and by “sleep with” I mean let him do whatever it is he’s been dreaming of doing to a boy willing to let a United States congressman do whatever it is he longs to do with...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 45.
Published: 01 May 2005
... cannot erase the child, the sentence says. The sentence that says child, says to make. This ends, open. Against homeland, let there be odes to the useless like light trembling regiments to lay down their arms, let there be rivers, Cyclops, interruptions into the story I wish to tell—is to not...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 43–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Don Schofield © 2011 Don Schofield 2011 Don Schofield Traveling Greece At Ephesus a guide once told us, “The ancients read from left to right and back and saw it as analogous to plowing.” I knelt and took my journal from my pack, let my pen be pulled by oxen...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 31.
Published: 01 November 2015
... sudden, cold-sweat feeling that my grandparents, in my absence, needed my company: my grandfather on the porch tuning his fiddle, or my grandmother folding back my comforter, all set to tuck me in. But could I ever reach them, could I ever burst into our house in time? Let me tell you: the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 4.
Published: 01 May 2011
... long kept and let go, how infrequently the surgeons who ferry us across have the gift of knowing what they do. minnesota review 76 (2011) DOI 10.1215/0026 5667-1221894  © 2011 Jasmine V. Bailey 4 ...