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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 137–156.
Published: 01 November 2012
... the conditions under which “words and images come together or pull apart and contest one another.” He constantly goes back and forth between literature and the visual arts, between words and images. Instead of seeing the study of images as a threat to literature, he sees it as an enrichment of it. Both...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 20–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
... their flip-flops up the fair’s dirt avenue. The girls’ new hips pull at the seams of their cutoffs. They walk in the most middle of summer, which, after the fair packs up and returns to the interstate, will tip toward autumn and school doors and Friday night football fields. They carry bottles...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 21–22.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Lucian Mattison Lucian Mattison Honey We are a stream of honey tumbling from a dipper, dropped atop the slope of a black top roof in Baltimore. We lean back onto a sheen of light rain, settle on the cornea blinking a moonlit terrace of winter overcast. We kiss, pull warmth back into us, a spoonful...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 25–41.
Published: 01 November 2012
... would receive straws in his drinks at restaurants without asking for them, pull them out, and lay them by the side of the glass. He would gulp and leave grease on the rims as he would drink. “So the clown jumps on a unicycle and starts pedaling around the office carpet. The talent scout...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 13.
Published: 01 November 2007
... to a flooded ore pit and swim to the center, floating and racing, as the sun sets behind the tall spruce. They tread water— legs waving as though under glass— and drift in circles around each other, swimming back to the ledge, pulling hand over helping hand—to emerge...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 29–30.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Caitie L. Young ycaitie98@gmail.com Copyright © 2022 Caitie L. Young 2022 Caitie L. Young Trichotillomania as a Wildfire trichotillomania: a disorder that involves recurrent, irresistible urges to pull out body hair. when the whole world looked into a mirror, he began to pull out his...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 32–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of my work. He always said he was particularly good at spatial dynamics. He walked around the car and kissed Chris on top of the head. He popped the hood, and then he checked the oil. He wiped down the dipstick with an old undershirt. I pulled the keys out of my pocket and jingled them...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 47–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
... copies of himself, all of them pursuing us. It has been twilight for days now. I don’t know how many. I’ve lost count. But the ice is blue, the snow is white, I am grey and the whale is black. I know this. Our pack pulls the sledge from one end of the park to the other. Enok and I are the dogs...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 48–52.
Published: 01 May 2012
... ears were small. Once, he’d scooped a spoonful of bacon lard from the pan and eaten it, thinking it would help thicken his chest and arms. Eliot rubbed his hands together, pulled the blanket off his brother. “What in the Sam Hill?” Hilton sat up, anger sharpening his face. There was never...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 27–28.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Beth Gilstrap © 2013 Beth Gilstrap 2013 Beth Gilstrap Yard Show It ain’t garbage if you turn it into something. Something slow dipped and pulled apart. Put back together again upside down. Round side out. Glib. Free. A vulture made of wire hangers. Fabric ripped, draped...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 2–5.
Published: 01 May 2022
... at my stomach. It didn t feel like this was how things were supposed to be. I pulled out my phone to text my wife something blandly apologetic about my tone, if I had sounded accusatory or anything, but instead I pulled up the President s feed. In the past thirty seconds the President had posted six...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 49–61.
Published: 01 November 2006
... of the day (8 oz milks, pints of tea and lemonade) and Hal looked forward to pulling in there later, Kitty up in his cab instead of taking orders at the window, instead of leaning into the swan-neck microphone saying "Number 119 please, number 119 thank you." Today she'd be his princess hostage...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 3.
Published: 01 May 2020
... tonight? Figure pacing behind curtain; I m stalked I tell him, come in, give me a bite. What color is the drain-forest tonight? What sounds wash from my hair? I tell him, come in, give me a bite. Pull back plastic veil / full-body stare. What sounds wash from my hair? Feel cucumber melon bombs / cherry...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 2.
Published: 01 May 2016
... windowsill and I clambered downward:  winter argued with night  a pillow crept over the mouth of dawn  as a fruit bat:  I thrived upside down  my well pulled up buckets of dry ink:  my well pulled up buckets of oil minnesota review 86 (2016) DOI 10.1215/00265667-3457459  © 2016 Cody Ernst 2 ...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 9–19.
Published: 01 November 2017
... big for her. They slide off her hands and fall to the floor. She pulls them back on and holds her hands up like she’s making the referee signal for a touchdown. She stands next to her father. He looks at my face and tries to figure out what I am: man, woman, or freak. He pulls on her...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 48.
Published: 01 November 2011
... the wind pulls it. You push your face into my ear and I can hear your cochlea echo back my words in dust storms. I cough and you push your shoulder into my mouth. I close my eyes and I can feel the brush that grows along your arms reach for the sun. You pull your face away and cry into my mouth. I...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (97): 5.
Published: 01 November 2021
... squarely on the plaster dusted sofa. I scrape language from my teeth, strain my blood through a sieve to see what I m made of, then pour it all back in through my hair follicles. Call it luck or love or the pull of raices, todavía cruzando continentes, buscando como un topo, cavando sin fin, only to burst...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 51–58.
Published: 01 November 2010
... before. “¿Qué sería mi vida sín t What would my life be without you? He said. She fingered the saxophone and pulled on a braid, holding its frizzed end to the light. Don’t talk to me about life, she said. You don’t know me...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (101): 11–18.
Published: 01 November 2023
... out of her house and always brought her a box of chocolates, but she couldn t take three of them, so similar in looks and mannerisms, sitting at her table at once. Uncle Hardly got up and poured him a cup of coffee. Laurel had already pulled a cigarette from a pack on the table and held it out to Our...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 25–26.
Published: 01 November 2011
....” —​Nicene Creed Answering phones at the parole office   means slouching at a chicken-wire reception window, pulling files from cabinets to read out of boredom —​ Manila folders stuffed with court documents, testimonies, grainy mug shots, puzzling together stories like Marburger’s...