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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 23.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Brian Brodeur © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 Brian Brodeur On Hearing Congress Has Declared October Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month Stalled on I-94 outside Bismarck, I laugh at the AM-station news announcement that thirty-one days have been dedicated to the total...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 1.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Sean Cho A. © 2021 Sean Cho A. 2021 Sean Cho A. Future Poem: nine months sober You ve been still in all the right ways: you came back empty-handed, fresh-minded on all your spring- time walks to nowhere. Just like you were supposed to. Last December your throat was filled with want. Your task...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 40.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Michael Martin Shea © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Michael Martin Shea Eight Months in Buenos Aires as Still Life with Skull poem opens with a line from Erin Belieu’s “At Last” In the end, what you loved moves across seasons, so you think about winter break...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 7–8.
Published: 01 May 2007
... head and leaves the store, laughing, with her paycheck. And I wish there was something I could do— give Ann money, which I don’t have, so she could take her kids somewhere nice and let them know their mom for the last six months, three months, whatever she’s got left; or find her a real job...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 211–219.
Published: 01 May 2009
... economic times. I learned about the economics and politics of postmodern families up close and personal. On the verge of bankruptcy, having doled out $30,000 for expenses surrounding the divorce, I managed after eighteen months of hand...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 133–148.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the Romance: Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature (U of North Carolina P, 1984; new ed. 1991), was an innovative study of the women who read romances and why. Her second book, A Feeling For Books: The Book-of-the- Month Club, Literary Taste, and Middle-Class Desire (U of North Carolina P, 1997...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 11.
Published: 01 May 2007
... encircles and rises past as, down here, I inhale the sour odor of rain on dry asphalt —a scent dense as a mown hayfield’s Five months in an auto parts warehouse, three in a tire dealership, six weeks on a roadside brushing contract Also...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 11–22.
Published: 01 May 2005
... with sweat and light. Wendy said, "How sad for the Simmonses." Wendy was five months pregnant. After lunch, I went back up to work. I work from home as a financial planner. I checked on the Simmonses. Jen's car was still missing; Jeff was nailing again, hard. Instead of tiles, though, he...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 47–50.
Published: 01 November 2007
... integrated into next week’s or next month’s paper—but that took time, and of course whether or not a letter was published depended on space and editorial whim. Now, everyone’s a critic. That’s democracy for you. Online, you needn’t wait months to hear back about...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 21–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
... a “real proletarian”? Davis Yeah. With Dorothy’s help, I got a job working the graveyard shift at an electronics factory in Culver City. I fed fifty-gallon drums of nitric acid into a large and rather frightening acid-etching machine. After a few months, my...
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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 (2015) 2015 (85): 37–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Fikret Pajalic © 2015 Fikret Pajalic 2015 Fikret Pajalic Mahala Today is the first Sunday of the month, and for my dad and me it’s movie day. Ever since the war finished, we watch an old videotape once a month after breakfast. We found it in the rubble of the top story of our house...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2008
... season had ended about a month before, so the day was warm and humid. Adivina stood, wrapped her small, deeply-veined hands around my left arm and said, “Venga, venga.” She led me into the small house with low ceilings. The walls were unpainted and only slightly lighter in color...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the Rockinghams Sull raised as a crib against lean winter months. They didn’t need the hens, really, with the grocery selling them on the cheap, but he nursed their absence like a blister. The thought of a deer hanging —​the lactic acid breaking down, the meat’s surface curing to a glossy black rind...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 4–5.
Published: 01 November 2016
... for milk, eyes still sealed, stretching her body into a world already failing her. Months earlier, her mother was nimble around my mother’s ankles as the deadbolt turned, estrus cycle driving her to the heated canopy of azalea bushes. Her mother’s scruff bitten by feral tom after feral tom...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 41–45.
Published: 01 November 2006
... months and we’ll check you again. I think you’ll be fine.” Four months from now my surgeon, due to frustration with malpractice insurance and HMOs, will leave his practice and become a consultant for McKesson Surgical Supply. The room is small...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 123–127.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in October 2006, for instance, I learned from FrontPage Magazine’s 2001 link to the EAIF web site about a memorial meeting about the Zebra killings (about which Lubinskas is clearly obsessed) scheduled for the end of the month, as well as about the monthly meeting of the San Francisco chapter...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 42–44.
Published: 01 May 2020
... reading about claims adjudication online and has friends go to the websites and print out documents so it won t be traceable to him. He knows the whole thing has to be done carefully to be done right, and no egghead adjuster is going to fuck up months of work. One day, seven, eight months in, it happens...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 23–31.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., and it was something that weighed heavily on my con- science. It wasn’t my idea, but the breeder insisted that it would be okay. She was going to the Czech Republic for a month, and I could either take him a month and a half early or at the end of November. I couldn’t wait, and honestly something appealed to me...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 18–20.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., six months pregnant with our daughter, managed to find the words to tell him. The party arrangements were done, the cake safely stashed, we’d confirmed who would attend and even had a few bucks left over. That evening friends were playing in a band at a local bar. Maybe...