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the minnesota review (2024) 2024 (102): 5.
Published: 01 May 2024
... and left Walmart with a shotgun and twenty-three bodies. I've been to that Walmart without staining my shoes. I don't remember much about the mural except that it was beautiful. There were concrete walls in the pool in Hedingam, the neighborhood before the headlines. My swim cap was latex instead...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 27.
Published: 01 November 2020
...D. Gilson D. Gilson Revision On Sunday my brother killed himself ordered a pizza with a shotgun in his mouth Canadian bacon & extra cheese. This was after he called Mother, to say he was so sorry but he could not sustain this living hungry & could not wait to eat. minnesota review 95 (2020) DOI...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 1.
Published: 01 November 2011
... they knew. If they looked like a child choking, trying to swallow a too-big-toy. And then, familial-manhattans. Yellow-summer-lemonade —​ cherry-pie-blood-stains on shirts. Older relatives shotgunning sympathy, discussing other relatives who had recently died can you believe the color...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 23.
Published: 01 May 2008
... to the ground.   Fathers and sons have been shot through the head and buried together. In life, you brandished your mandibles like antlers to threaten your rivals.   Humans have rivals too, and to keep these rivals from your cargo, we’ve produced shotguns, chainsaws...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
... Commission, and it said they were doing a spot check of hunters’ equipment, and they wanted me to show up at the commission headquarters in Little Rock, and enter through a door on the south side of the building, and wear my best camo and carry my shotgun, loaded. I thought the loaded...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 29–32.
Published: 01 November 2006
... to drive back to the shop, Vern locks a crew of Mexican roofers onto the roof. It’s July, 105 degrees. I hustle down the stairs with the ladder, five gallon bucket, and caulk gun. Vern’s 32 the minnesota review already sitting shotgun, pumping the A/C. There another...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., fumbling a shell into the breech, but only managed to throw a worthless blast when she was well out of shotgun range. His finger caught on the trigger guard. The cut burned as blood ran from his knuckles and into the creases of skin. Hens cowered under the porch, reassuring one another with soft...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... moved to help him up, but Hector was already clawing at the sedan’s back right door. “Well I’m not driving,” announced Conn, “that’s no longer on the table.” “Shotgun,” called Seamus. “Fuck that,” said Boodle. Hec- tor pulled himself to his feet. “Monk isn’t wobbling,” said someone, and Monk...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 2–12.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of the breastbone sounds like a branch breaking clean in half: shotgun loud and mixed with the sweet smell of bone dust from the buzz saw. I can almost hear the whir of the wings of the helicopter descend- ing on the roof. What they do is take the heart in a little ice cooler, the kind you might bring to a tailgate...