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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 17.
Published: 01 May 2016
... wash is done everyone’s asking you to lift your dress they want to know which secret is the realest one & what getting away costs they call you a threat to every woman but women can’t decide who gets to be a woman who gets to breathe like a bird in the ear somebody’s dearest wish pretty or not...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 4–5.
Published: 01 May 2015
... trying to name the prettiest aunt because it’s prettiness that counts when it comes to aunts, and to sunsets, to women poets, and feminist selfies, the golden lioness. Sisterhood is really something. Cousinhood is really something. Rooms full of women poets on the Internet in the glass of...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 26.
Published: 01 November 2013
... filled with lightbulbs. I’ve had pain in my tongue. I’ve stitched a pretty dress made of licorice. I’ve walked through the garden of misery. The trees spoke Spanish and their bark tasted like aspirin. I met a sensational horse named Jalapeño...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 28.
Published: 01 November 2014
... for a second while I think about that guy who went through hell et al. to retrieve his lover. OK. That’s another thing about being human: looking behind —​ but up until then he was doing pretty great. I did not ask you to leave. I am not asking you to come back...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 29.
Published: 01 November 2014
... park there. And on she goes until slowly it slides into my view too. Was there a forest encircling it? Yes, and those foxes and their tracks we followed out from town, us carrying those awful pistols, and what a racket in the trees when the hounds flushed the pretty red one. Honey, I want you...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 16.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Marcela Sulak © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Marcela Sulak Ecclesiastes Katamon, Jerusalem It’s so nice to be pretty and wearing polka dots on a swinging dress with a small cinched waist pushing a blue-eyed golden child through the trade winds in her pram...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 11.
Published: 01 November 2007
... trouble, resigned to never know how they come by Their brand of anarchism, and they will never know my father Good man who, like me, often stood sulking in these shadows, watching the young and pretty ones, Wishing only to be of use, hungering for a home in this...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 62–63.
Published: 01 May 2011
... her bare arms were lit, you’d see their lines on the print, slow wrap around his back. And the wheel, hard-stopped, growing sugar-black in its constant position. Likewise, his disinterested place in the bucket seat. Sometimes he tells her she is pretty, with his...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 37–38.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sort of thing minnesota review 86 (2016) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3457639  © 2016 Patrick Kindig 37 38 the minnesota review would never happen in a Matthew McConaughey film —​it would ruin the ending where he lifts the pretty...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 28–29.
Published: 01 November 2015
... door. He tries the knob again, harder. I call the cops. minnesota review 85 (2015) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3144270  © 2015 Danny Caine 28   29 I tell the dispatcher what’s going on. She says, the album is actually pretty good. I text my mom...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 42–45.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in someone’s lap them smoothing my hair them saying I love you, you’re so pretty, and still it wouldn’t be enough. This May belongs to the tent caterpillars furred, dropping. They ride the shirts of bicyclists around Lake of the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 8–15.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the store, and we have to tell her dad that right away, so he knows we didn’t spend any of his money. He’s already pretty sore about me staying with them while my dad is out driving his truck. He glares at me during dinner, and all I can do is stare at his big brown mus- tache and think...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2010) 2010 (75): 45–46.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Pretty soon, he’ll just crawl into that hole the drink dug in him. 46 the minnesota review But me, I’m gonna keep looking. Looking down this stretch of road to see what else I can make out through the dust. And when night comes, swallows up the road, I’ll just stare...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2017) 2017 (88): 27–35.
Published: 01 May 2017
....” Jenny’s daddy: “Yup.” Jenny watched us from behind her daddy’s right side. I figured she was nervous with my folks talking about her. She was biting down and tugging on her marmalade sleeve. She had a pretty face —​the kind of pretty that made it easy to get lost just looking: her blue-green...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2007) 2007 (68): 55–65.
Published: 01 May 2007
... kind that you and I are now using—without training, without teaching, just by exposure, very rapidly, very uniformly. Everyone does it pretty much the same way, so it behaves very much like other biological capacities. However, it happens to be unique to humans. It probably has...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 164–170.
Published: 01 May 2009
... odd, spherical object with whisker antennae and the word “Sputnik” flashed across it. A month later, they (and “they” were pretty bad folks) sent a dog, Laika, into orbit, without even a thought that they might actually try to bring the creature safely back to earth. I was astounded. I...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2013) 2013 (81): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2013
... too pretty. Got long nails and a sweep of collarbone that gets me off task. I’m just fine with her uptown at her tidy little woman’s place with fresh sheets and curtains and all. My house is about as bad as my yard. I keep buckets of empty spray paint cans in the kitchen. Paint done...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2014
... watched too much television and had a difficult time speaking. To anyone. Preying on those who never liked girls at all so never made the effort and then She comes along —​simplifying the steps. Truly, sincerely, preying. When she told me all of this she was pretty out of breath and angry at...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 123–138.
Published: 01 November 2017
... local councilor even when he was in his eighties. So, he was pretty committed. He came from South Wales, so he had that kind of Left background that’s pretty unique in that country. So I guess that influ- enced me in some ways. Watson  Many activists do not engage in academic argument, but...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 15–24.
Published: 01 May 2009
... ended up not hiring the “way overqualified” Tad, he revised the lore of how they met. He said he almost missed meeting Nikki because he was groping around the beer-soaked floor with a pretty brunette, helping her find a contact lens. Minor, really, but he’d never used...