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the minnesota review (1 May 2018) 2018 (90): 39.
Published: 01 May 2018
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 151–160.
Published: 01 May 2014
... exchange? These studies trace this anxiety through the mid-century decades in which the dream of the Old Left met the fantasy of the new class. Old Left, New Class: Literary Anxiety in the Consumers’ Republic . (on Schryer Stephen ., Fantasies of the New Class: Ideologies of Professionalism in...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 10–11.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Wendy Wisner © 2010 by Virginia Tech 2010 Wendy Wisner Nursing: Two Years Old 1. As he falls asleep, he tucks his free hand under the elastic of my sports bra. This is what he’ll remember even after it seems absurd to suck on his mother’s breast— his...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 5–6.
Published: 01 May 2014
... returns to his normal self. And yet, still sometimes he shouts to his neighbor, Tonight is your night, you sour-bellied old goat! But the old goat isn’t familiar with this idiom so he starts collecting these nights in an old, red Folgers can. Soon he becomes the last historian on earth. Most...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 12–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kirk Schlueter © 2016 Kirk Schlueter 2016 Kirk Schlueter Eschatology Autumn Saturdays, my father and I   chase trains out of town, burning down leaf-strewn roads alongside iron rails and clacking freight.   Eight years old, I huddle in the front seat...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 4.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Paul Otremba © 2013 Paul Otremba 2013 Paul Otremba The Swiss Are Coming! The Swiss Are Coming! The sharpened sticks and palm fronds make simple the old equation: what’s left to carry after an unstoppable force meets with an unstoppable force with meat on its...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2011) 2011 (77): 25–26.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., dripping into his eyes. The villager —​an old man, frail —​sobs in terror, practically crumpled against a wall. Beside the soldier stands a commander —​hard jaw, calm eyes.   “Shoot him in the knee, private,” he says. The soldier is panting so hard you could call it a whimper. He doesn’t pull...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 21–22.
Published: 01 November 2006
... skinny ten-year- old limbs in a Tel Aviv cafe, crimes ignored by the International Court's mimes and mimics get clarified, made again dear. When an Iranian boy in the trenches becomes shaheed, it flatters the noisy minnesota review backbenches of...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 10.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Ed Skoog © 2014 Ed Skoog 2014 Ed Skoog On the Ghost Ship Lollipop A time at Crater Lake, this snag floating around what, a century or nobody knows, but the thing is the old tree wherever it battered down from doesn’t sink...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 4.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Nance Van Winckel © 2015 Nance Van Winckel 2015 Nance Van Winckel Risings Having gone to bed young —​pink-cheeked and lily-scented —​I woke up swearing at the old face trembling over the sink. Little fuckhead, she just stared back, nonplussed, into my rage. After dozing away a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 27.
Published: 01 November 2015
... talk augmented reality; she lives it! Time to cheer up, quicken my inner Queen of Lemonade, leave old Norman Vincent Peale panting in my sniffly, sneezy dust, and renew that Robotics for Everyone subscription. Who knows? Maybe someday I could love a low-footprint cyberdog. minnesota review...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 6.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rage Hezekiah © 2016 Rage Hezekiah 2016 Rage Hezekiah My First Job Eight years old, in a well-worn soccer uniform, I wrapped an empty coffee can with bright paper, stood outside the corner store, asking for donations. Kind neighbors, unknowing...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 16.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... The trees are swaying, on the bench below an old woman looks up through the boughs to a parcel of clouds, when she sees us she smiles. When we pass she stands up and begins with her zlata moje, my golden child, and she reaches her hand to touch our cheeks and her hand...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 31.
Published: 01 November 2017
... bite, or the bone-chill from his dream’s winter starving, which he can’t push down, not even by thinking of bloodletting’s old ways, with leeches and spring-loaded lancets, of course he flecks the clean porcelain yellow, so down the stairs softly he goes and out...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 45.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Stevie Edwards © 2017 Stevie Edwards 2017 Stevie Edwards What I Left An old oak dresser bought on consignment I couldn’t squeeze into the moving van. A liberal man from Alabama firing slurs into the dizzy heart of the house, not because he’s racist or has a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 47.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Every other day to slowly turn The Goldmine into a bodega, While I manned the counter and the yuppies, doling out Parliament Lights till 2 a.m. The 26-year-old you hired Made me look older, but he only wanted to watch Living Color On shrooms, and to get in my mouth. Can you tell me...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 57.
Published: 01 May 2005
... hungry gnats. Her whole body shakes, arm spins like an old catapult. The loosely woven stitch of her life explodes on the sidewalk: liverwurst, jar of mayo, milk, bread—the kind that's thin, dry and full of dye...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 14.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., middle an old brick home for delinquent males dandelion knolls the broken glass walk it was the last summer before part-time we set about losing ourselves in youth taking heed when high schoolers ranked our thighs breasts ass weight body face we ate...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 13.
Published: 01 November 2007
... weeds and stirs in sugar. Business picks up around ten as men come in with crescents of dirt jammed under their nails, asking for a carburetor from a late-eighties Dodge or a wiper motor from a ten-year-old Ford. After work, he picks up Alicia, and they go to a...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 24.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... That’s why this poem looks like a cigarette dangling from the lips of a boy who is too old for you, smells like a girl, tastes like bubble gum. This poem wants you dancing in a cage at the zoo, in the backseat of a Camaro all night long. Listen to this poem as we wait outside a...