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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 100–113.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Young Hoon Oh; Margret Grebowicz A Sherpa laughed off his colleague’s death, stunning a Korean teammate on Mt. Everest. In the face of their friends’ deaths, Korean and Sherpa mountaineers behave quite distinctively from each other. Based on anthropological research on Sherpa and Korean...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 6–7.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Jamaal May © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Jamaal May The Man Who Paints Mountains and Helicopters for Rodney Denne Not the coin and not the thumb. Not even the palm it smacks down on, heads up. You are not the choice, no matter what it looks like today...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: crawling with amateur adventurers who can afford it and littered with the corpses of those who do not make it down. Indeed, the mountaineer summiting Everest has become the ultimate figure of human achievement, a sort of mascot of upward mobility. Today’s climbing body is more often than not presented...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 24–26.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the temperature digs down deep. And if you should meet the woman from the mountain, pass her by. Stay close within the village bounds. The mountain beyond the field is sheathed in fog, and those who seek the woman do not return. We pass the warning down from son to son, but some will not obey. Your...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of changing my life, I took the easier route. I was lured by the romance of live volcanoes overlooking black sand beaches and banana trees. For two hours, as my Jeep snaked its way through the basaltic mountains of Costa Rica, I had little idea what to expect at each precipitous curve...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 5–6.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., as if you’re a mountain worth not only climbing, but build- ing a language unto, you should know that I’m with you, reader, but there’s no page to turn to. Sometimes you’re the yodeler. Sometimes you must carve the mountain yourself. ...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of blood eased down the whitewashed boards, the fierce yel- low gleam draining from its iris. Sull and Marion heard a shrill cry breaking in two parts, then three. The eagle’s mate was banking to the clouds above Fenwick Mountain. As she climbed updrafts on stiff wing beats, the circle she made grew...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 27–28.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Brian Oliu © 2015 Brian Oliu 2015 Brian Oliu Blaster Master This is what has been left to us. I don’t remember what I saw: the peeking out of legs from a hole we dug in the backyard, the wheels, the mountain. I live in the shadow of a mountain: colossal —​a vol- cano dormant...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 171–174.
Published: 01 May 2007
... © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 171 Contributors Poetry / Fiction Anne Baldo is a grocery store cashier. Shaindel Beers teaches at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon. Her poetry, fiction...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 162–165.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Pank, Diode, No Tell Motel, and else- where. He lives and works in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. H. L. Hix’s recent books include a volume of selected poems, First Fire, Then Birds (2010), and an essay collection, Lines of Inquiry (2011). He lives in the mountain west with his partner, the poet Kate...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 147–151.
Published: 01 May 2017
... of the reviewers of Carillon Magazine. Horam Kim earned his BA from New York University and his MFA from Brooklyn College. He wrote and directed the feature film I Love You, Apple, I Love You, Orange. His writing has appeared or is forth- coming in Green Mountains Review, Vestal Review, Small Spiral Note...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 9–17.
Published: 01 November 2012
... by melted snow from the Mission Mountains. After the bear made her way back into the forest, I would run, still naked, and plunge into the icy water. I slid around the rocky streambed like a trout. I emerged drip­ ping, every inch of my body a-tingle, feeling younger than I had in years. Then I...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 107.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Camouflage Sleepwear exists, how spaghetti straps play into hunting’s hide and seek, what it means to cloak a lover in mossy oak. After killing bongo in the Congo, scaling Ethiopian hills for mountain nyala, stalking mbogo on foot, and filling your classic bag of plains...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 55.
Published: 01 May 2005
... on a mountain top for the rest of his life. When garbage fed to pigs was required to be boiled, he went bankrupt and died. In the hurricane of'56 John Sydoriak was the last person too cross a bridge across the Housatonic in Ansonia before it collapsed...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 28.
Published: 01 November 2017
... pointing at me with his dog paw and laughing. This goes on until all the trucks break down and the drivers and their fami­ lies build caves inside the mountains of dead birds. They shout me on, their hungry mouths as red and open as the wounds of their new homes, as I load the final bullet and aim...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 11.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Tom Wayman © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 11 Tom Wayman Employment Application Mountains fill my eyes The lift of a slope of evergreens interrupted by a grey cliff that the verdant flow...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 24.
Published: 01 May 2008
... arms expired. Because our joints were killing us, we built contraptions that fanned the mountains of frost for us. Because we were sleepy, we opened a coffee shop. Because we were hungry— a taco stand. And although the glacier...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 1.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the igloo dives into the mountain, and this is the part where great tropical birds come flooding into the sky at the hour of the setting sun . . . . Love is like that —​ The cracked sidewalks, the supermarket aisles, product testing and market share. The elm trees dying...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 46.
Published: 01 May 2021
... you. But since the car crash I can t hold my tongue when I want something. I ve seen how fast everything can go. I ve noticed very little in life. But I ve noticed how sleep s abandon makes already beautiful people unbearable. This morning below your jaw a shadow like the one the mountain made, inked...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 23–27.
Published: 01 November 2016
... any other. With three thousand miles of mountains and plains and prairie between them, he can remember the magic of its crowded streets, the dignified if chaotic lives of the people who walk them. He can recall the unex- pected beauty of his parents’ broken English, the struggle...