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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
...-Major era, usually considered the most dismal epoch of the twentieth century by British radicals, engendered Loach's most productive and artistically satisfying period, during which he produced a series of award-winning feature films: Riff-Raff (1990), Raining Stones (1993), and Ladybird, Ladybird (1994...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 33–37.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... Rain. I put on my coat, leave the house and drive to work. My hair is wet, and as I drive rainwater trickles down my neck because I couldn t nd my umbrella and when I left the house I had to run through the rain to get to my car because it was parked down the road because another car had parked...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 11.
Published: 01 November 2013
... for holes. And the singing! Like lights going out at 7, the calm of a weather that is rain and rain, and the rain steams up on the inside of the houses, and the kids are made of baling wire and balsa. There’s nothing to worry about, and all the prophets have whales. I am...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (69): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 2007
... review I knew about love. Someday This rain will stop. I go to fix Dinner in my mother’s kitchen, Where I did not learn to cook. She does not have a cutting board Or chef’s knife, but fifty-two Sets of salt-and-pepper shakers...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 49.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Scott Ragland Copyright © 2020 Scott Ragland 2020 Scott Ragland After the Flood After the flood we piled our memories at the curb and moved to a town where the locals said it only rained on Mondays. For years it was true. We got jobs with free parking and pension plans. We bought a house...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 47.
Published: 01 May 2021
... together skull piece rib bone slice curved spine ankle garnet sometimes they re smaller than your thumbnails bone chips separating in the rain 150 million years ago can you imagine how the rain would slick the scales of ankylosaurus washing off oil & loam did she open her mouth to the sky the cool spring...
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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 (2013) 2013 (81): 20.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., so you thought I was speaking in metaphor, but I said I was speaking in world. That evening the clouds wrung from our hopes appeared and rained the ash from the air, and I came back to my mourning in this new black-footed country where I still couldn’t write that grief...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 52.
Published: 01 May 2014
... au chocolat with a perfect accent, as you tilt your face toward the rain in a way that says I am the one you picture when you hear certain folk songs. The men you pass on these rain-glazed streets look at you but don’t call out; the women smile as if you speak the same...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 53–59.
Published: 01 May 2008
... noticed how scared I was. It was raining harder than when I’d arrived at Lawrence’s house. Water was pouring from the gutters of the house next door. We stood in the back door looking at the rain as though it was pouring knives. “It ain’t nothin’ but a little...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
... along the tracks still wet from the flood —​it was less than a month after the great St. Patrick’s Day Flood of 1936. Up on Rose Hill, his place was well above the floodwaters, but the rains had drenched them plenty. The south side was mostly railroad families, and the flood had washed away...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 83–95.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Current of the Materialism of the Encounter,” Louis Althusser begins with the rain that falls. He takes up Nicolas de Malebranche’s question as to why the rain also falls upon the sea when there is already enough rain there. But he quickly leaves this rain behind and comes to speak of that which...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Dean A. Faiello © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 Dean A. Faiello Adivina Fed up with my wreck-strewn, chaotic life, ricocheting between New York City crises, I decided to liquidate my few urban assets and flee to a Central American rain forest. Rather than face the task...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 31.
Published: 01 November 2016
... coming down hard like sheets of rain. I am going to leave this white field and step into a coral- edged cumulus or anchor deep as an island. I will speak mist. I will wear shawls of thunder. All my edges will be in conversation with water and sky. I lift trees. I carry...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 15.
Published: 01 May 2021
... those afternoons. Green field, brown field, field swamped by biblical rain. Was it Abraham who was asked by God to return his son to the dark? The devil telling him not to rush into anything too hasty? Either way, I now understand the desire to put things right in the world. There are things you must...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 5.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Sarah Johnson © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Sarah Johnson Barometric Weather comes, even to the city. Leaves are rocketing down the alley. My coffeecup holds out for rain, under a new leak. Filtered through packed insulation, the water’s tea-colored. If he comes now, so...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 2.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., but now flat broke, dry, wanting, wishing for rain that never comes. And farmers longing to remember when the gnarled limbs of the front-yard trees didn’t poke accusing fingers at all the folks fixing to leave. minnesota review 77 (2011) DOI 10.1215/0026 5667...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 24.
Published: 01 May 2015
... skinned with the back of a knife □ the egg dropped on the floor lapped up by the family dog □ the statue of a winged child beaten into a new shape by rain □ the inflammation in the throat that follows swallowing □ honey and cocaine □ to take a man how you bard a fowl □ to take a man and make his blood...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 23.
Published: 01 November 2010
... swells overhead, starting to tap on the hood and make the asphalt hiss, hemorrhaging rain. ...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 28.
Published: 01 November 2017
... one duck after another until they tumble out of the sky like a rain of feathered boots. Supply trucks show up with crates of fresh ammuni­ tion. When there are no more ducks left, I shoot all the owls, then all the flamingos and the bald eagles. My brother won’t eat any of the dead. He keeps...