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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 102–113.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Ghost Music Silence and Listening in the Post-Katrina Ninth Ward I moved into the Ninth Ward of New Orleans in the spring of 2000, and I’ve lived here ever since. I live only one block from the river, the very lip of the legendary topographical bowl, and so, when the levees failed, my...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 8.
Published: 01 November 2013
... bulb sits in the back of my throat. I speak in ideas about how to bury the dead. I speak in moons and earth. There is no antidote for the amount of silence I’ve swallowed. I’m as big as the world. I carry every sentence into the distance. minnesota review 81 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 21.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Scott Hightower © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Scott Hightower Serai The palace is riddled with sounds; a kiss of reason wings through each bureaucrat’s silence, a world at stake in the wealth of each jester’s gesture. Like the Buddhist...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 57–58.
Published: 01 May 2014
...William O’Daly © 2014 William O’Daly 2014 William O’Daly Questions for Pablo I. How can we stop the war we declare with our silence? When crickets pack their bags, for which planet do they depart? Speaking with one another are we able to waken the...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 106.
Published: 01 November 2009
... strong buck strutting over crags or hear the empty silence that implies the dominion of senses far more able than my own at these times I feel bare-boned, a hermit crab exposed, the metaphor that shells it ripped away, these withered...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 53.
Published: 01 May 2014
... true story: once, in a Days Inn bathroom in Cullman, Alabama, I held my child as my husband held me as the tornado raged past. After, we drove in silence past half-houses, upturned cars, pine groves as stripped and broken as if an atom bomb had dropped. We looked at each...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 14.
Published: 01 May 2017
... washing the dishes when the sky darkened, when gunshots claimed the silence that swallowed the streets. My mother remembers her sister’s grave, her brother’s tomb, her uncle’s fallen house in iraq, grenades plundering their farmland, fire raging like thunder. My father...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 55–56.
Published: 01 May 2013
... [there even when I’m not], and you are the intake after rhyme:         silence, echo, wave in the wave of waves. If sorrow was a cup of pudding, if sorrow was the spike of light on the little pond, if sorrow was the pond and you were the spike of waves,              the little light...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 4.
Published: 01 November 2013
... despite your best efforts to molt. Should another captive appear one morning, welcome her with old-style dances and holiday totems of mud and twigs. Don’t talk about the sea, even to avoid those awkward silences that can leave you marooned for days. When the islanders return...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 22.
Published: 01 November 2013
... —​ striking walls, floors, sometimes my mother as her eyes turned into avalanches —​ he once turned her into a sphinx for silencing his nymphs. He once took away her mouth. Her hands became fins as she sat gluing a fallen footstool back together —​ he roared Fuck you! Fuck...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 22.
Published: 01 May 2007
... and broom girl slips into the silence of your private chambers circles the four corners to banish and purify the remains of meals and baths where hairs stick to toilet seats skin flakes breed into dust— Nothing personal...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 6.
Published: 01 November 2013
... against your pillows. Then you looked back at me Over your shoulder, like a doe in amber mist, liable to leap away At the slightest movement. Could you even appreciate how silent my silence was, How I stood there as still as a prisoner, as...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 24–25.
Published: 01 November 2006
... Ashland, bored as he was, we started singing interstate ditties— “There goes a gas station, here comes a cow”; after a while we petered off into silence, Redding and the flatlands still Hours ahead. The next day I squatted in the driveway to scrape a thick...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 31.
Published: 01 November 2015
... silence, when I arrived, was deafen- ing. I gazed up at the starlight; I did not dare go inside. Too afraid to face such solitude, too fragile to be let down, I tromped round to the side of the house —​yellow porch-swing cushion shoved under my arm —​then dropped down through the black hole of the...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 60–61.
Published: 01 May 2011
... measurable space. I have no talent yet for subtlety. “It seems to me — ,” wrote Andropov. “I can tell by your letter —​ that you are a courageous and honest girl, resembling Becky, the friend of Tom Sawyer in the famous book of your compatriot Mark Twain.” Bo says all artists should be silenced: art’s...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 41–43.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the middle sister who never wanted you near. Possible evidence: For example, she sequestered you in the attic, swearing on your life she would do it again if you told. She knew no one would believe you: you still a week from four years old. Afterwards, you learned silence. The tilt of gravity, the...
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the minnesota review (2018) 2018 (90): 51–69.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Criticized My Silence: He Knows Nothing about True Sacrifice .” Washington Post , July 31 . www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/ghazala-khan-donald-trump-criticized-my-silence-he-knows-nothing-about-true-sacrifice/2016/07/31/c46e52ec-571c-11e6-831d-0324760ca856_story.html . Kinney Rebecca J...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 45.
Published: 01 May 2005
... silence, like a pinwheel whose edges spin with wind. Sexual definition. No entrance but into the seams. The sentence as pinata. A childhood drama—to strike blind and then the candy, tiny wooden animals, gold foiled coins, falling through the lifting, the effort, and the children groping with glee...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 32–33.
Published: 01 November 2015
... love eternally, seemed to shut down. Ohh, it is so quiet in our house, in our bedroom —​only the faint scratching of my pen as I write by candlelight at our roll- top desk, like a monastic scribe. Indeed, listening to the sharp ring of silence, I suddenly believe that you are sound asleep, you...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 34–35.
Published: 01 May 2016
... or kneading grooves into his scalp while it works in between her legs. We drive in silence to Adult World, a spot which she has chosen for the name, to-the-point but less offensive than the other signposts littering the sidelines of the interstate, The Pleasure Box or Good Vibrations. “I want...