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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 21.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Laurie Sewall © 2017 Laurie Sewall 2017 Laurie Sewall Stones Skipping Water Cloth of her body, bones her bones, I saw my mother re- enter this earth, appear in her actual torso, real batik sneakers, white socks: a prayer with no question, dream before sleep...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 32.
Published: 01 November 2014
... that sang “Ice Ice Baby.” You got divorced. I drove hours. You skipped rocks like hearts or hearts like rocks. There’s a skip on this record. There’s a pinhole for “Yes” to slip through. There’s Lucy with the football again. There’s Charlie Brown prematurely balding...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 45.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the open heart, open like the inscrutable desires of children at play. The skips to skipping stones at a riverbed —​ discovering insects and frogs as freely as yellow in flowers, a yellowing flower, a flow of yells, the yells of yellows. Kneaded dough rests under sifted...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 35.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Kathryn Merwin © 2016 Kathryn Merwin 2016 Kathryn Merwin Sear History repeats itself, skipping like a broken cassette, slim reels torn from the gut       and suddenly, gone. Nothing exists       unless somebody writes it, folds it       between fingers...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 54.
Published: 01 May 2015
... have skipped town, where tonight it’s sooooo fun You know I’d normally throw pants on and join you, but I’m halfway through Something’s Gotta Give and tonight I’m in love with Diane Keaton, as I am every time I watch this movie, which I suppose I have to admit is my favorite, perhaps because...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 14–15.
Published: 01 November 2013
...        who aim to write it how it should be. We drink red wine. 
 We talk bitches and b-rhymes while I learn the speech of the fearless. I fear the reach of his filthy hand        as these girls dance until Sir Elton skips, chant their manuscripts out half-cracked...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2014
... them in for a permanent position. A permanent body to sleep in. . . . Have I skipped too many details. Do you need more. I’m trying to paraphrase the stories about the wolves that wanted to become female. And of all the humans in between that have broken the rules. Of course we met when...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 211–213.
Published: 01 November 2006
... World, 1948 - 1963. Durham: Duke UP, 2005. Comentale, Edward P., Stephen Watt, and Skip Willman, eds. Ian Fleming annd James Bond: The Cultural Politics of 007. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 2005. Connolly, William E. Pluralism. Durham: Duke UP, 2005. Dickstein, Morris. A Mirror In The Roadway...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 47–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to Seamus hobble-skip in the darkness. “Angry?” repeated Boodle, incredulously. “I’m the only one trying to have a good time.” TO DUE PROCESS First the Piazza, and then its lights, and then even its white noises of habitation disappeared into Philadelphia’s cloudy red canopy. The streets became...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 5–7.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., the clowns, the Human Cannonball riding his cannon like a stallion. Estanzo paraded past the horses in their feathers and finery, skipped around the poodles, danced like a man half his age, oblivious to his obesity. The ground felt brutal beneath his feet; he was used to packed dirt, shorn fields...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 32–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Navy. Delaney stopped and inspected every other rock, picking them up, weighing them in her hands before discarding them. I tried to show her how to skip stones, but she liked the ones that were the size of her palm and made a decent splash. “Maybe we shouldn’t go too far out...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 21–26.
Published: 01 November 2020
.... Eliot flexes his fingers and follows me out of the coat room. October 14, greeting circle: Gina is back. Eliot skips up to her and says, Yesterday you bled in hell but today you were resurrected on earth. Gina s mother, standing in the doorway, pales. After she gives her daughter an extra long goodbye...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 15–24.
Published: 01 May 2009
... says. “Gives Tad’s life some purpose.” Nikki pours herself another glass of sangria and looks away. “I didn’t just say that.” Georgia never offers false comfort like “He’ll find something” or “It will all work out” or “Let me ask Jim or Marcus or Skip if they can make a few phone...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 33–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... The big metal door to the front of the building slams shut. Kenny’s heavy footsteps rattle the old wooden stairs that run up the middle of the building. Bev told me that Kenny skips school and disappears for days at a time but she’s too tired to get on his case. Once she...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and foot- wear. In Nike’s case, as McDougall points out, the “Nike Free” shoe is compensating for the orthopedic abuse inflicted by earlier generations of Nike’s own products (2009, 183). Why struggle to emulate the ancients when you can do it effortlessly by skipping a few civilizations...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Meets Vietnamese: Tasting Our New Cuisine” —​there is a tendency to skip over the fact that the commu- nity is also, as Joel Waltzer notes, “dumped on” (Chiang 2009), and to elide one main goal of workers like Daniel Nguyen and Bà Xuyê´n —​to create jobs for historically underserved populations...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 49–61.
Published: 01 November 2006
... more stops to go. the minnesota review Ollie was Hals uncle and the Hood Dairy plant manager—he'd wrangled him the job in the first place. But now he was yelling into the phone. "Christ Hal! Why'd you skip the Oysterbake?" "I didn't Ollie. I swear! I just dropped a case of creamers...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
... by an aquarium, watching a puffer fish take leisurely, meandering laps around the tank, before it stops to stare at its reflection in the glass and inflate itself, as though something else were inside it trying to break free. She skips her next appointment, canceling the day of. Mira isn’t feel- ing...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 21–35.
Published: 01 November 2009
... at March Air Force Base near Riverside. I earned a fortune in overtime (I still have a paycheck stub for a ninety-hour week) and was usually too bushed to be able to study after work or even on weekends. So I adopted a routine of skipping coffee break and lunch in order to have a full hour...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 9–22.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and unrealistically-red hair. People were thinking, That really is how things are, out in Kentucky. A bunch of sad delusional hicks who use God to fill the hole inside themselves. Even after the show skipped back to Pastor, out on the highway, and through several other...